Small Business Entrepreneurship

Program Number: 10-145-1
School Year: 2020-2021
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend, Online
This program is eligible for financial aid

Whether you’re currently operating a start-up, or looking to get your business up and running, learn the strategies you need to take your business to the next level in the Small Business Entrepreneurship associate degree at Moraine Park Technical College.

About the Program

Being an entrepreneur takes courage and creativity. It takes a commitment to learning, the courage to try new things, permission to fail, and the determination to get back up and brush yourself off when you do. But mostly it simply requires the passion to keep pushing forward to achieve your dream.

The entrepreneurship degree at Moraine Park will help you do just that and is designed to help entrepreneurs explore all aspects of small business start-up and operation.

What You’ll Learn

The entrepreneurship courses provide new and current entrepreneurs with hands-on training in business planning, financing, marketing, customer service, financial management and business communications. Students will gain experience pitching their innovative ideas. Students also learn how to allocate resources to achieve organizational goals and manage employees with diverse skillsets.

Approximate Costs
Program Outcomes
Career Opportunities
Admission Process
Transfer Opportunities
Approximate Costs
  • $136.50 per credit (resident)
  • $204.75 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.
Program Outcomes
  • Plan the operations of a business across functional areas
  • Organize resources to achieve the goals of the organization
  • Direct individuals and/or processes to meet organizational goals
  • Control business processes
  • Apply problem-solving concepts in a team environment
Career Opportunities
  • Graduates learn the business management skills essential to the continued success of their entrepreneurial endeavors. The courses are diversified, and every attempt is made to address the specific business needs of students.
Admission Process

Standard Admissions steps details

    Transfer Opportunities
    1. Transfer in prior college work or get a free transcript review. Start here.
    2. Transfer a Moraine Park degree to earn a bachelor’s – learn more.
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    NumberTitleCrs
    Semester 1
    102-110Introduction to Business3
    103-159Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    104-131Social Media Management3
    196-189Team Building and Problem Solving3
    801-136English Composition 13
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    890-101College 1012
    Total 18
     
    Semester 2
    102-115Business Relations3
    103-180Microsoft Excel2
    104-102Marketing Principles3
    145-183Entrepreneurship Ventures and Innovation3
    196-193Human Resource Management3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    Total 17
     
    Semester 3
    101-184Principles of Accounting3
    145-185Entrepreneurship3
    145-190Small Business Purchasing and Inventory Control3
    801-1xxCommunication Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total 15
     
    Semester 4
    105-158Personal Brand2
    145-184Small Business Management3
    145-189Writing a Small Business Plan3
    145-192Small Business Entrepreneurship Capstone3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total 14
     
    Total Credits64
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