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ESI Degree Program and Certificates

“Generating ideas, hatching business, nurturing students’ success.”

AACC currently offers an AAS Degree in Entrepreneurship, an Entrepreneurship Certificate, a Culinary Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate, a Construction Management Entrepreneurship Certificate, and a wide variety of credit and noncredit courses designed to provide business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs with the knowledge and experience necessary to achieve long-term success in business.

Skills: During the required course, work skills developed include entrepreneurial thinking and opportunity recognition, developing a business plan, obtaining resources, managing finances, strategic planning, selecting managers and employees, organizing and designing the business, identifying and capitalizing on international opportunities, managing technology, and successfully dealing with managerial challenges.

Purpose & Range of Occupations

A degree in entrepreneurship provides you with the skills to start your own venture, work with others to identify business opportunities, join entrepreneurial ventures or work for an established organization. Therefore graduating students may obtain employment by launching their own business venture or working for any business in any industry including: construction, architecture, child care, personal care, food services, technology, engineering, accounting, financial services and more.

Interested and want to learn more about the Entrepreneurship Associate of Applied Science Degree? Please visit the Program DescriptionPDF document for more information.

We also offer an Entrepreneurship Certificate, for more information check the Certificate DescriptionPDF document.

We are here to help you achieve your dreams and goals. Learn to develop a comprehensive understanding of entrepreneurship and the steps required to start a business, such as writing a business plan, funding the business, financial and managerial accounting, sales and marketing, strategic planning, business law, ethics, management, leadership, business communications and networking. Feel free to schedule an appointment to create your individual learning plan.

Take a look at the current complete list of coursesPDF offered by the Entrepreneurial Studies Institute.

Note: Not every course is offered every semester. For more information please check the current schedule of classes for credit and non-credit courses offered.

Explore Our New Certificate Programs

The college also offers a Culinary Arts Entrepreneurship certificate program and a Construction Management Entrepreneurship certificate program. Both certificates prepare students to launch and operate their own ventures or to take a leadership role in an existing business or organization.

For more information about the Culinary Arts Entrepreneurship certificate, check the description program,PDF or call the Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Tourism Institute, 410-777-2398 or toll free, 1-866-456-HCAT.

For more details about the Construction Management Entrepreneurship certificate please check the description program,PDF or call the Architecture and Interior Design faculty at 410-777-2442.

Anne Arundel Community College
Entrepreneurial Studies Institute
101 College Parkway - CRSC 326
Arnold, MD 21012-1895
Phone: 410-777-2066
Fax: 410-777-2402