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Entrepreneurship Certificate

Geared towards professionals who want to gain additional information in Entrepreneurship

The benefits of this certificate provides extensive knowledge in the Entrepreneurship field. The student can tailor the course selection with specific electives in the field of Entrepreneurship. The aim is to help those that want to start their own business but need additional resources on how to start that business.

Students can take the courses as part of the certificate live in-person, online synchronously via Zoom, or online asynchronously.  

The time for completion of the certificate ranges on the number of courses a student takes. Typical completion is two semesters (three classes each semester). Longest timeline for completion: six total semesters with one class per semester. 

Business Innovation & Strategy Department Office

CH 129
Southwest Minnesota State University
1501 State St.
Marshall, MN 56258

Course Guidelines

Typical Course Requirements
SMSU Course Number Pre-Requisite courses for Program Semester Credit Hours
MGMT 101 Introduction to Business 3
MGMT 300 Management Principles 3
MGMT 380 Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship 3
MGMT 461 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3
Electives (Choose 2 from below)
ACCT 370 Microcomputers in Accounting 3
FIN 330 Financial Management for Small Business 3
MGMT 323 Project Management 3
MGMT 360 Fieldwork in Business and Entrepreneurship 1-3
MGMT 390 Social Entrepreneurship 3
MGMT 425 Supply Chain Management 3
MKTG 391 Consumer Behavior 3
MKTG 442 Creativity and Innovation 3
Total 18

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