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Bachelor's degree

Bachelor of Science in Business with a Small Business and Entrepreneurship Certificate

4 years

Approx. program length

120

Total credits

$398

Cost per credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date: You have 8-10 opportunities a year to beginstart this degree. View start dates Pick a date to begin

Register by: Jan 27, 2021

Overview

4 years

Approx. program length

120

Total credits

$398

Cost per credit

Online

Format

Start when you're ready

Choose an upcoming start date: You have 8-10 opportunities a year to beginstart this degree. View start dates Pick a date to begin

Register by: Jan 27, 2021

Being an entrepreneur isn’t just a career — it’s a mindset. Our Bachelor of Science in Business with a Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Certificate equips you with the skills to help turn your innovative idea into a fully realized business. Courses are just 5 weeks long, so you can fit them into your busy life.

You'll learn how to:

  • Develop a small business

  • Set up your business for financial success

  • Market your business to consumers

  • Follow business law and address regulatory issues

  • Understand how different functional areas of an organization work together

  • Analyze the implications of operating in a changing global business environment

Courses

1

Course at a time

5

Weeks per course

10

Courses per year

Schedule

Your academic counselor will help you schedule them.

What you'll learn

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Business with a Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Certificate you’ll be equipped with a concrete set of skills you can apply on the job. 

Topics covered in this degree include:

  • Small business development
  • Financial management for small business
  • Marketing for small business
  • Business law and regulatory issues
  • Analysis of business opportunities
  • Finance, marketing, accounting and other business practices
  • Legal, ethical and regulatory considerations
  • Business communication
  • Management strategies
  • Statistical analysis

Careers & Outcomes

What can you do with a Bachelor of Science in Business with a Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship Certificate?

This BSB can prepare you to be a: 

  • Small business owner
  • Self-employed consultant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business manager
  • General manager
  • Operations manager
  • Administrative manager
7 %

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for management occupations is projected to be faster than average between 2018 and 2028. 

Tuition

Paying for school

locked-in tuition

$398

Cost per credit

Keep the same fixed, affordable tuition from start to finish of your degree program, even if it takes longer than you planned. That’s our promise: no matter what surprises life brings, you can count on us.

Earn your degree without starting from scratch

On average, students with prior eligible college credits and relevant life experience saved  $11k and 1 year on their undergratuate degree.

Up to $1 million a month in available scholarships
Apply for one of 400 scholarship opportunities this month.

Credit transfer made easy
Graduate faster by transferring in prior eligible credits from another accredited institution.

Get credit for what you already know
Earn your degree without starting from scratch. Have previous relevant work and life experience evaluated for potential credit.

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NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

NEED SOME HELP?

Our enrollment representatives can help answer your questions, so you can make an informed choice about going back to school. Reach us by phone at (844) 937-8679 or chat with us 5 days a week.

Faculty & Accreditation

Count on the quality of your education

Programmatic accreditation

Our BSB has been reaffirmed for accreditation until 2027 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), ensuring the quality of your education.

What does that mean in real life? ACBSP-accredited business programs are committed to quality standards. The quality of the program is regularly benchmarked against specific criteria that prepare students for the business industry. Accreditation occurs on a 10-year cycle with regular quality reviews.

View the completion and first-year persistence rates for the University of Phoenix ACBSP-accredited business and accounting programs.

Real-world faculty

28

Average years of industry experience

137

Chief Executive Officers

19:1

Student-faculty ratio

Faculty Spotlight

As a faculty member, I'm on your team. I'm your coach and your cheerleader."

Doris Savron

Vice Provost of Colleges, University of Phoenix

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