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2009-2010 Catalog 
2009-2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Small Business Management Certificate

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The Small Business Management Certificate is designed to prepare students to become small business owners and managers in specialized areas. Course work in this program articulates into the Associate in Science Degree in Business Administration and Management.

Those Who Complete the Small Business Management Certificate Program May Earn:

An entry level worker can expect to earn $28,288 ($13.60 per hour) while an experienced worker can expect to earn $43,908 ($21.11 per hour). *

There are approximately 152 annual openings in Edison State’s service district. **

* Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation retrieved January 2008

** 2007-2008 Regional Targeted Occupational List retrieved from Southwest Florida Workforce Development Board.

Career/Industry Opportunities

  • Small Business Owner
  • Small Business Manager
  • Marketing Associate
  • Entry level Hospitality positions
  • Entry level Banking positions
  • International Business Associate

Course Prerequisites:

Refer to specific course descriptions listed in this Catalog.

Program Prerequisites:


Total: 16

Specializations: 8

Total Credit Hours: 24

Specialization Electives

Specialization electives may be chosen from one of the following areas: Hospitality, International Business, Banking, Customer Service or Marketing.

Hospitality Specialization

Total: 8

Customer Service Specialization

Total: 8

International Business Specialization

Total: 8

Total: 8

Banking Specialization

Total: 8


Electives may be chosen from any OST, Business, Hospitality, Management, Customer Service, Computer Technology, Banking, Finance, or Real Estate courses.

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