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If you want to join the more than 14 million self-employed Americans (Bureau of Labor Statistics 2011), then the Bachelor of Science in Business with Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Certificate* degree program can help you gain valuable know-how. With coursework that includes advanced concepts in small business development, communications and management theory, you’ll get small business training that prepares you to lead. Learn how University of Phoenix can help you prepare for the dynamic world of entrepreneurship.
This program features a certificate option, which allows you to move core courses toward the front of your degree program so you can advance toward your career goals sooner. The certificate you earn will be an additional credential, which you can leverage to help you pursue your career goals.
*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship.
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) undergraduate degree program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB foundation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application, while examining the areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, economics, finance, business law and ethics, management, marketing, organizational behavior, business statistical techniques, and information systems. Students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the undergraduate business curricula through an integrated topics course.
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The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with a representative to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
Learn about how you can fulfill some credit requirements from prior experience, professional training, licenses, certificates and transcripts from previously attended colleges and institutions.
Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.
Under the Third-Party Billing Plan, University of Phoenix directly bills an approved employer for a student's tuition. To find out if your company supports direct bill, speak to your human resources department or one of our advisors.
An advisor can help you review your options and choose the one that’s best for you.
Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
Throughout the Bachelor of Science in Business program, you’ll develop competencies such as critical thinking, decision-making, technology, marketing and more to help you manage increasingly complex business environments. In addition to economics, business law and ethics, you will learn to:
The Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs, an international organization that recognizes and supports teaching excellence, accredits the Bachelor of Science in Business degree program at University of Phoenix.
University of Phoenix faculty members have work experience in the fields they teach, offering you insiders’ views of what’s happening in the service sector.
Connect to other ambitious learners through our PhoenixConnect® academic social network. Here, you can interact with students and faculty, collaborate on projects or simply share ideas with members from all around the country — all from the comfort of your computer.
Talk to a representative who specializes in the Bachelor of Science in Business with Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Certificate degree to make sure this program fits your specific needs. You can also get to know University of Phoenix by checking out the Phoenix Prep Center.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
The University of Phoenix School of Business prepares students for the 21st-century business world by collaborating with business leaders to develop programs that align with employer needs.
School of Business faculty members hold master's degrees or higher and have an average of 20 years of experience as CEOs, CFOs, COOs, presidents and more.
The PhoenixConnect® academic social network provides you with opportunities to extend your reach beyond your classroom to network with ambitious learners worldwide.
We provide each student with representatives who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day you graduate.