Home Business Certificate of Specialization
Coastline Community College

Program Details

The online Home Business Certificate of Specialization program from Coastline Community College is designed to give the current and prospective home-based entrepreneur an overview of home-based business and the spectrum of opportunities that successful home-based entrepreneurs are pursuing. Courses cover small business finance, operations, and management, preparing students to:

  • Effectively communicate solutions to business problems, using appropriate language and tools and demonstrating an understanding of business terms and concepts
  • Analyze and recommend effective business decisions/solutions using a systematic, evaluative, and information-based approach
  • Develop and exhibit high standards of professional practice, demonstrating awareness of ethical and social responsibilities in today's multicultural, team-oriented, rapidly-changing global environment


  • 18 years or older (if under 18, students must have graduated from high school, passed the California High School Certificate of Proficiency Test or the equivalent, or completed the 10th grade and received permission from their high school principal and parent to attend)
  • Placement tests for English and Math may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges