Program Description

The Small Business Entrepreneurship Associate Degree program is designed to help small business owners and entrepreneurs develop the skills, knowledge and abilities needed to become more successful and help potential small business owners and entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality. The program will cover the basic business skills such as accounting, managing and marketing, while focusing on those skills needed to build and grow a small business.

Approximate Cost

$12,429
Tuition: $10008 , Books: $2421

Starting Salary

$42,245
Average, according to Economic Modeling Specialists International

Financial Aid

Available

Available

100% Online

Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

100%
at Wausau
100%
at Antigo
100%
at Medford
100%
at Phillips
100%
at Spencer
100%
at Wittenberg
100%
at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Develop skills to facilitate problem solving in a team
  • Design, implement and evaluate formal projects
  • Create a customer service philosophy plan
  • Demonstrate basic accounting and computer skills
  • Develop an employee handbook
  • Create promotional marketing tools
  • Create social media campaigns
  • Develop professional sales presentation techniques
  • Develop a business and marketing plan for a small business
  • Demonstrate the skills to plan and operate a small business

Courses

The Small Business Entrepreneurship Associate Degree is a 63 credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

First Term

INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3.00
POWERPOINT 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD 2016 LEVEL 1 1.00
MARKETING PRINCIPLES 3.00
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION 3.00
ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 3.00
INTRODUCTION TO DIVERSITY STUDIES 3.00
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY 3.00

Second Term

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS 1 3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SALES 3.00
TEAM BUILDING AND PROBLEM SOLVING 3.00
ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3.00
MATH WITH BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3.00

Third Term

ACCOUNTING 1 4.00
PROMOTIONS 3.00
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 1 3.00
MANAGING HUMAN RESOURCES & LABOR RELATIONS 3.00
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 3.00
INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3.00

Fourth Term

QUICKBOOKS 1 1.00
QUICKBOOKS 2 1.00
QUICKBOOKS 3 1.00
BUSINESS LAW 1 3.00
CUSTOMER SERVICE 2.00
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2 3.00
PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3.00
ECONOMICS 3.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Transfer Information

The following transfer guides executed in partnership with post-secondary institutions are based on articulation agreements and are a guide to provide an easy way to understand how credits transfer.

School Name Degree Name
Colorado State University - Global Business Management
Colorado State University - Global Human Services
Colorado State University - Global Information Technology
Colorado State University - Global Project Management
Lakeland University Accounting
Lakeland University Business Administration
Lakeland University Communication
Lakeland University Computer Science
Lakeland University Criminal Justice
Lakeland University Food Safety and Quality
Lakeland University Hospitality Management
Lakeland University Management Information System
Lakeland University Marketing
Lakeland University Organizational Management
Lakeland University Psychology
Northern Michigan University BS in Applied Workplace Leadership
Purdue University Global Business Administration
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Business Systems Analysis
Rasmussen College Accelerated Criminal Justice - Leadership and Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Early Childhood Education Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Finance
Rasmussen College Accelerated Healthcare Management
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Resources and Organizational Leadership
Rasmussen College Accelerated Human Services
Rasmussen College Accelerated Marketing-Digital Marketing
Rasmussen College Accelerated Supply Chain and Logistics Management
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Business Administration
Siena Heights University Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing
Siena Heights University Professional Communication
UW Green Bay B.A.S Organizational Leadership
UW Oshkosh BAS in Organizational Studies
UW Stevens Point Bachelor of Applied Studies in Organizational Leadership
UW Stout BS in Career, Technical Education and Training
UW Stout BS in Management

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

Fill out our application

The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. A $30.00 non-refundable application fee is required. Pay at the time you apply or bypass to pay in person within a week of applying.

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What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.