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Business Development and Entrepreneurship - Certificate Program

Are you excited about the idea of building your own business? Eastern Florida State College's Business Development and Entrepreneurship College Credit Certificate (CCC) will provide you with the core concepts and skills needed to succeed in entrepreneurial and business-related fields.

This program consists of 25 credits and can be completed in as few as two semesters. It caters to students who are ready to jump into the workforce, as well as those who plan to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree.

Throughout the program, you'll delve into important business topics, such as competitive analysis, franchising, new markets, pricing strategy, small business accounting, marketing, and financial management practices.

Our program is designed to develop your technical knowledge and entrepreneurial abilities.

Once you graduate, you'll have the option to start your own business or continue your education because the credits earned can count toward Eastern Florida's Business Administration A.S. degree program.

This certificate offers maximum flexibility by providing online, hybrid, and in-person classes on our four Brevard County campuses. You can choose the learning format that suits you best.

Business Development and Entrepreneurship - Certificate Program

Program Overview

Certificate Type
College Credit Certificate (CCC)
Delivery Methods
On-Campus, Hybrid, 100% Online Option
Cocoa, Melbourne, Palm Bay, Titusville
Total Credit Hours
Academic Community
Contact Information

Email Program Advisor

Advising Appointments



Palm Bay via Teams

Business Development and Entrepreneurship Certificate - Course Curriculum

EFSC's Business Development and Entrepreneurship CCC will provide you with the skills needed to meet the demands of starting and expanding a business. The curriculum focuses on important areas like business development, computer applications, finance, organizational skills, international business, marketing strategy, sales, and small business management.

Business Development and Entrepreneurship - Admissions Information

Apply for the Business Development and Entrepreneurship Certificate program through EFSC's regular enrollment process. This program is open-access, meaning you can apply at any time. You have the flexibility to start in any term that suits you. The program does not have general education or placement test requirements, which streamlines enrollment. If you have any questions, reach out to the program advisor.

Brief Costs and Financial Aid Eligibility

The total cost of in-state tuition and fees for EFSC's Business Development and Entrepreneurship Certificate is approximately $2,600, which does not include course materials or any lab fees. You may qualify for financial aid and scholarships, which can help to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

College Courses You Would Take

In the Business Development and Entrepreneurship program at Eastern Florida State College, you'll take eight courses that cover a variety of important topics. Examples of classes you'll take include:

Why Study Business Development & Entrepreneurship at EFSC?

Affordable Tuition and Exceptional Value

Eastern Florida offers some of the lowest tuition rates in the State of Florida. Coupled with flexible online or in-person learning choices, convenient campus locations, and practical hands-on experiences, EFSC's Business Development and Entrepreneurship Certificate and other business degree programs provide outstanding value for your education investment.

Engage, Network, and Grow as You Learn From Experts

At EFSC, our students benefit from a diverse and knowledgeable business faculty, comprising experienced professionals and industry leaders. They provide valuable insights and firsthand expertise. Throughout the year, you'll have numerous opportunities to participate in interactive events, networking sessions, and mentoring programs. Some notable examples include job fairs and the renowned Simpkins Speaker Series.

Related Business Programs

As you consider the Business Development and Entrepreneurship Certificate, explore the other certificate options that can all be used to build toward the related Business Administration A.S. degree. Plus if you do go on to earn the A.S. degree, it prepares you for EFSC's Organizational Management bachelor degree.