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Put Your Future in Your Hands: Become an Entrepreneur

If you dream about being your own boss, start the journey to business ownership with Eastern Florida State College's Business Entrepreneurship program. We believe that blending classroom lessons with practical experience is the ideal preparation for creating, launching and operating a small business. 

Since our students are as unique as their business ideas, we've tailored four program options to best meet your needs.

Our Business Entrepreneurship options include: two certificate programs based on expertise level, an Associate's Degree that can transfer to a Bachelor's level advanced entrepreneurship program, or you can choose to target specific skills to develop your career.

We're ready to help you get started on your path to entrepreneurship. Contact your advisor or the Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator to take the next step.

Learn More About Business Entrepreneurship Options

Business Development & Entrepreneurship Certificate (BECC)

The BECC certificate program is designed to prepare students for the challenging aspects of Business Development and Entrepreneurship. This 25-credit-hour sequence of courses will provide particular emphasis on business development, computer applications, finance, organizational skills, international business, marketing strategy, selling, and small business management functions.

Entrepreneurship Certificate (ENCC)

This ENCC certificate is ideal for students who are interested in learning the basics about entrepreneurship. You have the option of pursuing an Associate of Arts (A.A) or Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree with a Business Entrepreneurship concentration. This one semester program is 12 credit hours.

Entrepreneurship Operations Certificate (EOCC)

The Operations Certificate (EOCC) is geared towards students who want to learn operational skills with the goal of owning, operating or managing a business. Students may choose to pursue an Associate of Arts (A.A) or Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree with a Business Entrepreneurship concentration. This two semester program is 25 credit hours.

Business Administration Degree with Entrepreneurship Specialization

This pathway is for students who would like to earn either their Associate in Arts (A.A) or Associate in Science Business Administration (A.S.) Degree. You can select either of the certificate programs above as part of your Business Entrepreneurship concentration. There is a course sequence and a Capstone Course for this option. This option can prepare students for the workforce or to move on to pursue a Bachelor's Degree, including the Organizational Management BAS at EFSC.

Entrepreneurship Fast Track

If there are particular skills you'd like to improve upon, but do not wish to pursue a certificate or degree, then this option is for you. This is best suited for students who have substantial experience in the work force. Through selective entrepreneurship course choices, we can help you develop specific areas so you can achieve your entrepreneurial goals.

Contact Us

Dr. Nicole DeCaro
Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator
321-433-5564
decaron@easternflorida.edu

Fall 2017 Seminar

Simpkins Entrepreneur Series
Dr. Delicia Haynes
CEO, Family First Health Center

"Be More Committed to Your Purpose Than Your Plan"

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 9 AM
Simpkins Center/Cocoa Campus

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12 PM
King Center/Melbourne Campus

Dr. Delicia M. Haynes has been recognized as a trail blazer in revolutionizing America’s health care system with the Direct Primary Care movement— a membership-based model that provides a range of primary care services for a flat monthly rate. She will share her personal story about how being a patient sculpted the vision of the kind of physician she wanted to be. Come hear Dr. Haynes' exciting story and learn how it can help launch your own business success.