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Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus

Entrepreneur Certificate

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Shirl Henry
111 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-0327

Beaver, Brandywine, DuBois, Fayette, Greater Allegheny, Hazleton, Lehigh Valley, Mont Alto, New Kensington, Schuylkill, Wilkes-Barre, Worthington Scranton, York

Entrepreneur Certificate (ENTREP)

The primary goal of the certificate program is to prepare individuals to develop the entrepreneurial skills necessary in today’s marketplace. The curriculum integrates a core of twelve credits along with an elective for three credits in the areas of new product development, new ventures or franchising. The course is highly practical with current and live examples. Who should attend: Individuals who wish to own or operate a startup business or franchise. Individuals who wish to run and grow business. Individuals who wish to learn growth strategies. Individuals who wish to learn financing, taxes, money management. Individuals who wish to learn marketing basics, sales, online marketing, finding customers, social media, use of social media and branding. This certificate requires successful completion of fifteen (15) credits.

Admission Requirements:

  • Participants will provide appropriate prior learning experiences for entrance.
  • Participants will adhere to prerequisites of courses.
  • Participants will satisfy all course completion requirements.
  • It is recommended that the certificate be completed within two years.


ENTR 300
ENTR 320
ENTR 400
ENTR 410

(Select one)

ENTR 420
ENTR 430
ENTR 440

Effective Semester: FALL 2012


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