Program: Entrepreneurship in Small Business Management
Award: Career Studies Certificate


This program is designed for current and potential small business owners and those who want to acquire the basic knowledge and skills to create, organize, manage and run a local small business. Courses in the program can be applied to the associate degree in general business management and/or marketing management.

What will I learn?

Students enrolled in this program will take courses such as…

  • Principles of accounting I
  • Business communication
  • Introduction to sociology
  • Business law
  • Principles of marketing

How long will I need to be in college?

A college-ready student attending Camp full-time can complete this career studies certificate in two semesters. 

What is the job outlook for careers in Small Business Management?

Camp’s service area is in the Hampton Roads Workforce Region.  There are a projected 209 job openings in this region each year for general and operations managers. (Source: Virginia Labor Market Information Occupational Projections for the Hampton Roads Region 2012-2022.)

How much will I earn in this career?

Salaries for Small Business Management jobs in Virginia





General & Operations Managers



Data Not Available

(Source:  Virginia Education Wizard, 7-23-19)

Want to know more?  Check out the program map and program requirements in the College Catalog.