The Entrepreneurship Certificate program provides students who have the desire to start a business with an understanding of the concepts to chart a successful course toward business ownership. Emphasis is placed on identifying and evaluating entrepreneurial potential to successfully start a business.

This page gives students information about the program, links to occupational information, estimated program cost, normal time for program completion, median debt at program completion, and job placement rate for program completers, if available. *For programs with fewer than 10 graduates in a given year, median debt and on-time completion rates are designated by N/A. 

Entrepreneurship Certificate

CIP CODE: 52.0701 (Classification of Instruction Program)

Credential Level: 01 (undergraduate certificate)

Length of Program:

Normal time of program completion: 1 semester

Number of hours required for completion:

18 Credit Hours

Estimated Cost of Program: 2011-2012




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*Tuition and fee costs are estimated at 16 credits enrollment per semester. Tuition rates are capped at 12 credits; fees are capped at 16 credits. 

**The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) tuition rate is calculated at approximately 1 1/2 times the resident tuition rates. to qualify for the WUE rate, a student must be a resident of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Palau, American Samoa, Northern Marianas, Guam, Marshall Islands or the Federated States of Micronesia. Although Nebraska is not part of WUE, Nebraska residents are eligible for the same rate.

Occupational Information:

Information below is available on O*Net. By clicking on this link, you will be able to find more detailed information related to tasks, tools and technology, knowledge, skills, abilities, work activities, work context, job zone, education, interest, work styles, work values, related occupations, wages and employment, and additional information