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Entrepreneurship Certificate

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The Entrepreneurship Certificate Program at Mount St. Mary's College emphasizes the innovative and entrepreneurial skills required for success in the current business environment of continuous and unprecedented change. The entrepreneurial ability to be responsive, flexible and creative lies at the heart of both new venture creation and ongoing businesses because each must anticipate, innovate and adapt to a rapidly changing world.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to apply the business skills of planning, managing, financing and marketing to create a new venture or to lead an existing business to think more innovatively.

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship is offered through the Mount St. Mary's Weekend College at the Chalon Campus. The program is open to students enrolled in the Weekend College.


A total of 12 semester units in qualified courses must be successfully completed by the student to qualify for the Entrepreneurship Certificate. 

Section One Courses
One of the following is required. Each course is three units.

BUS 145 - Entrepreneurship
BUS 176 - Small Business Management

Student are required to take 3 courses from Section Two, or 2 courses from Section 2 and three one-unit courses from Section Three

Section Two Courses
BUS 106 - Business Law II*
BUS 195 - International Marketing*
BUS 157 - Human Resources Development
BUS 175 - Sales Management

Section Three Courses
Each Course is one unit

Accounting & Finance for Small Business
Accounting Systems for Small Business
Managing Diversity
Negotiation Skills
Personal Finance

* These courses have a prerequisite