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The Entrepreneurship Pathway Certificate prepares students by building a foundation for creating and managing a small business.
The Entrepreneurship Pathway Certificate offers students the basic training and knowledge needed to start and effectively operate a small business.
Students who successfully complete the Entrepreneurship Pathway Certificate will:
- Explain basic small business management functions and their integration into the business environment
- Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
- Apply critical thinking and decision-making skills
- Distinguish the importance of an ethical work environment
- Apply information and technology tools relevant to the profession
Ready to get started?
It's easy and only requires TWO steps.
Fill out our response form. This will alert us that you are interested in Business programs.
If you are new to UCC (you've never taken a class), apply to UCC. Otherwise, you are done for now. You will be contacted about the next steps.
Entrepreneurship careers can be starting a small business or managing a small business. The business can be for themselves or for other business owners. In addition, the skills learned can be used in a management or supervisory position.
Program Entrance Requirements
Academic Entrance Requirement
Recommended: Students entering the program are expected to have basic keyboarding and computer skills with business application software such as Word and Excel. If these skills are needed, students should take Introduction to Digital Literacy (CIS 120) during the first term at UCC.
Other Business Certificates & Degrees at UCC
- Business Administration: Associate of Science Degree - articulated with SOU
- Business Management: Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Entrepreneurship: Pathway Certificate
- Financial Services: Pathway Certificate
- Marketing: Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Supervision: One-year Certificate
- WAFC Retail Management Certificate
High School Students
Get a head start by becoming a dual credit student. Dual credit students attend UCC and high school at the same time! You can complete high school requirements, work on college prerequisites and earn credits towards a degree or certificate all at the same time.
Residents of WA, ID, NV, and CA
If you are from Washington, Idaho, Nevada, or California, you pay Oregon resident tuition rates. That's a big discount! You might also be interested in what life is like around UCC. Find out.
Money for College
Get access to millions of dollars that are available to students - not just loans. There are scholarships, grants and work study opportunities too! Every student can use money for college. It can help you to be more successful. Plus, it can lower your debt load when you finish college. Some students actually leave college debt-free! Here are some important sources of money for college. Don't let these opportunities for financial aid pass you by. Act now! Decide. Commit. Succeed.
- Pell Grants part of FAFSA (for undergraduate students who display exceptional financial need.)
- Federal Work Study part of FAFSA (Work on Campus. Get experience in the workforce.)
- Scholarships, OSAC, FAFSA, and more (Sources of money for college.)
- UCC Scholars (Tuition waiver for high school seniors with high GPAs.)
Engineering technology faculty members at UCC have practical experience working in business and industry. They bring their real world experience into the classroom. Faculty members network with employers, and are able to work cooperatively with the UCC Advising and Career Center to assist you in finding internships and permanent employment.
Prospective students should contact an Enrollment Advisor to get started and then see a program advisor (below) to develop a more focused educational plan.
Toni Clough - Contact
Chair, Associate Professor, Business
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