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Business Operations - Certificate Program

Your journey into the business world begins at Eastern Florida State College!

Choosing to pursue our standalone Business Operations Certificate can enhance your prospects in the workforce on its own — or you can opt to use its courses as part of EFSC's Business Administration A.S. degree program.

Through this 18-credit-hour certificate program, you'll gain a comprehensive overview of management principles and practices, developing essential skills in human relations, workplace organization, business leadership, company culture-building, and the efficient management of human resources.

Upon completion of the program, you'll receive a College Credit Certificate (CCC) which prepares you for entry-level positions in various fields, such as business operations, management, distribution, logistics, transportation, and human resources management.

Business Operations Certificate - Course Curriculum

Through the courses for this certificate program, you'll develop the ability to make effective decisions and solve problems in the fields of business management, operations, and administration. Additionally, you'll explore best practices for internal and external organizational communication.

Business Operations - 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 Operations Certificate - Admissions Information

To apply for the Business Operations Certificate program at Eastern Florida, simply follow the standard enrollment process. The program has an open-access format, which means you can apply and start during any term that suits you. If you have any questions or need assistance with the application process, feel free to reach out to the program advisor.

Brief Costs and Financial Aid Eligibility

For EFSC's Business Operations Certificate, the estimated total cost of in-state tuition and fees amounts to $1,875, which covers two semesters, which does not include course materials. However, it's important to note that you also have the opportunity to seek financial aid and scholarships. These options can help reduce the out-of-pocket expenses associated with the program.

College Courses You Would Take

The Business Operations Certificate program at EFSC includes a total of six required courses. The best part is that you have flexibility in how you attend those courses. You can choose to take them 100% online, on campus, or in a hybrid format. This way, you can earn the certificate in a setting that suits your needs and preferences.

Here are some of the courses you will take:

Why Study Business Operations at EFSC?

A Career in Business Starts Here

If you're looking to kickstart your career in business, pursuing a business-related certificate is a smart initial step. Although competency in math skills is recommended for this certificate is recommended, it does not require any general education courses or placement testing. You can start with this CCC and then decide to move on to the related associate degree or to the workplace.

Work With Experienced Faculty

As you embark on your educational journey at EFSC, you'll have the privilege of learning from experienced professionals who are leaders and managers in their own fields. EFSC's faculty members bring valuable, hands-on knowledge and real-world experience to the classroom, providing you with insights and expertise directly from the industry.

Plus EFSC values student involvement and enrichment. You'll have plenty of opportunities to engage in interactive discussions, participate in career fairs, and explore additional avenues for personal and professional growth. These activities will enhance your learning experience and provide valuable networking opportunities.

Related Business Programs

All of the certificates shown below are also part of the related Business Administration A.S. degree program. If you have any questions about the Business Operations Certificate or other business options, contact the program advisor.