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Business Operations Certificate / Small Business

Program Details

The online Business Operations Certificate in Small Business teaches the skills and knowledge of business, entrepreneurship, and technology, allowing students to understand the processes and steps in innovation and developing a new enterprise.  Students gain the fundamental understanding of business operations necessary to functionally operate a small business.  Courses provide a real-world, multidisciplinary approach to solving technical challenges and developing new products to meet demand through subjects including principles of accounting, principles of management, principles of marketing, and small business management.  Graduates have knowledge of management, marketing, and financial management of entrepreneurial ventures; sound business principles; and are qualified to prepare and evaluate business plans.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


Not authorized for residents of Alaska, District of Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Maine*, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri*, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, and Wyoming*.

*Applications are pending for these states as of fall 2017.