Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Average Time to Complete 3 semesters

About the Program

MBU | Certificate | Online – Twenty-one semester hours (7 courses) are required for this certificate. Up to nine hours (3 courses) may be transferred in from other institutions or completed by prior learning portfolio.

Courses are available online, in small classes at your local Mary Baldwin regional center, on campus in Staunton in traditional formats, or by independent study. You will need to complete all coursework with a grade of C- or better.

Upon completion of the program you receive a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and a special designation on your transcript.

Career Paths

  • Mid-level management
  • Business consultant
  • Sales
  • Research and development
  • Recruiter

Courses & Requirements

You take these core courses:

BUAD 104, Perspectives on Sustainability
BUAD 200, Management Principles
BUAD 208, Accounting Principles
BUAD 230, Marketing Principles
BUAD 306, The Entrepreneur: Starting, Marketing, and Managing a Small Business

Plus two of these courses:

BUAD 209, Financial Decision Making
BUAD 302, Managing Human Resources
BUAD 338, Marketing Research
BUAD 350, Project Management for Sustainable Impact
BUAD 362, Consumer Behavior
CE 281, Civic Leadership & Social Entrepreneurism

Cost & Financial Aid

Learn more about Financial Aid opportunities available at Mary Baldwin University.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

Support resources for Mary Baldwin University students:

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For more information on this program, visit http://www.marybaldwin.edu/academics/certificates/entrepren/