Entrepreneurship and Innovation Proficiency Certificate

Are you thinking of starting your own business or improving your current business? If so, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation proficiency certificate program courses will provide information on planning, funding, accounting, marketing, and law for the entrepreneur that is essential to the foundations of a successful business. In this program, students will learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur, and they'll get to apply this knowledge by creating a marketing plan for their own unique businesses.

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Online Merchant est. salary $79,729
Search Marketing Strategist 
– $78,964
Supply Chain Managers –  $114,256*


**EMSI Data, 2022; Philadelphia County, PA; a percentage of people in these jobs may have a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Courses and Completion Sequence

The following courses and sequence of courses is designed for the optimal success and completion of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Proficiency Certificate degree/certificate. Any alterations should be discussed with your academic advisor.
Course Number and Name Credits Advisory Notes
ENTR 101: Entrepreneurial Thinking 3 credits  
ENTR 170 - Diversity in Entrepreneurship 3 credits  
ENTR 180 - Entrepreneurship & Human Resources 3 credits ENTR 101, may be taken concurrently
ENTR 210 - Entrepreneurial Failures & Risk 3 credits  
ENTR 250 - Launch a Business 3 credits  
BUSL 125 - Customer Service Leadership 3 credits  

General Education Requirements:

All general education requirements necessary for graduation are met through the courses in the program as indicated above. Students who wish to take courses that differ from the general education courses indicated above must complete a course substitution request form. To access the form, login to the MyCCP portal, and in the Student tab, under Electronic Forms, click on the Records and Registration Forms link, then choose Request For Course Substitution Of Graduation Requirement link. A more detailed explanation of the College's general education requirements is also available.

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