E-Commerce Essentials Certificate
North Hennepin Community College

Program Details

The online E-Commerce Essentials Certificate program from North Hennepin Community College is designed for students who want to learn essential computer and marketing skills and create a business on the internet. The curriculum prepares students to:

  • Apply technology, business & marketing skills to create a business on the internet or contribute to business internet efforts
  • Identify e-commerce opportunities
  • Build a web presence
  • Design a web site
  • Understand electronic payment systems & security, international, legal, ethical & tax issues


  • Official high school transcript or GED certificate (if graduated in the past 5 years)
  • ACCUPLACER placement test (may be waived if the student has completed a college-level English composition or math course, or has recently taken the ACCUPLACER, ACT, MCA, or SAT and has qualifying test scores)

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission