Business Certificate Programs

The School of Business and Technology offers a certificate program in Entrepreneurship.

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship Certificate program is designed to promote an understanding of entrepreneurial thinking skills, creativity, and self-reliance values through experiential learning experiences. Students will learn how to start and grow business for profitability.
Students pursuing Entrepreneurship Certificate program are required to complete the following courses:

  • ACC 201 – Principles of Accounting 1
  • BUA 321 – Legal Environment (if BUA 321 is not offered when needed, a substitution will be identified)
  • MKT 301 – Principles in Marketing
  • MGT 301 – Principles in Management
  • MGT 465 – Entrepreneurship

Total: 15 credit hours
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:

  • Develop business modeling to compare and contrast ideas for successful management.
  • Conduct feasibility analysis and draw accurate conclusions regarding probability of success.
  • Create pro-forma financial statements and marketing plans.
  • Understand legal, regulatory, and ethical issues entrepreneurs face.


  • This certificate program is open to all currently enrolled undergraduate degree-seeking KSU students.
  • Post-baccalaureate non-degree seeking students.
  • Individuals with associate degree, business experience, and preapproval of the School of Business and Technology.
  • Non-current KSU student must first complete the non-degree seeking application form and be admitted.