Programs for the entrepreneur at heart

Thinking of starting your own business? Our Business Entrepreneurship Certificate can point you in the right direction. Our online classes teach you how to develop a business plan and manage and market your business. Our Career & Entrepreneurship Center on the Seminole Campus offers workshops, courses, community networks, competitions and on-site resources. You can also take many classes online.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Real Estate Sales Agents

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Our online entrepreneurship courses teach you:

  • Basic marketing principles
  • Small business management functions
  • Marketing strategy planning and promotion
  • Effective selling techniques
  • Effective business communication strategies
  • Global business practices

Business Entrepreneurship Certificate without Financial Aid Eligibility

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2015 (505)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2015 (505), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Summary

This program is offered as a Fully Online program. The Entrepreneurship courses identified in this Certificate program will apply towards the Business Administration AS degree. These courses will cover the areas of entrepreneurship from management and marketing to developing strategies for business plans.

Academic Pathways

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Program Leadership Information

Nicolle Panuthos, MBA
Program Director, Downtown/Seminole
Dr. Emmanuel Hernandez – Agosto
Dean, College of Business

Florida CIP Code

0552020103 - Business Specialist (CCC )

Federal CIP Code

52.0201 - Business Administration and Management, General.

Continuing your education at SPC

Our Business Entrepreneurship Certificate is part of and transfers to SPC's Business Administration Associate of Science Degree. This A.S. degree transfers to SPC's bachelor's degrees in Business AdministrationManagement and Organizational Leadership or Sustainability Management.


SPC also offers short-term business training and professional development courses through our Workforce Institute.

Business Administration Certificate