The online Certificate in Small Business Management program from Kentucky Community and Technical College System is designed to prepare students for the position of entrepreneur and business owner. Courses focus on:
Entrepreneurship as a field of business
Basic financial accounting concepts, applications, reporting, and interpretations for a small business
The operation of the economic system and how it affects individuals, organizations, and society
Legal forms of a small business
Sources of funding for a small business
Marketing and customer focus
Financial documents for planning, organizing, and controlling small business
This program is offered in two formats:
Learn on Demand offers 100% online self-paced learning with multiple start dates per semester.
Learn by Term provides traditional semester-based online courses with set start and finish times.
Students must designate a KCTCS college as their Home College. The KCTCS Home College must have program approval to award the credential. Online classes are delivered by different KCTCS colleges, and the Home College accepts all system-wide online courses delivered by other KCTCS colleges.
This certificate program requires 18-21 credits for completion.
Official high school transcript or GED transcript
Official test scores (ACT, SAT, COMPASS, Wonderlic, or KYOTE)
AP scores, if applicable
College transcripts, if applicable
Accreditation & Licensing
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Kentucky Community and Technical College System is a participant of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA). This program may not be authorized in non-member states and territories.
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