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Certificate in Entrepreneurship

Driven to do more? Gain skills that combine practical knowledge with business management and make new innovative ideas come to life. A Certificate in Entrepreneurship can provide the groundwork for a future bachelor’s degree, or can help launch your own business.

Apply By:
May 30, 2024
Classes Start:
June 20, 2024
No Live Lectures
3 Courses
As Little as 4 Months
Pay as You Go ($200 per course)


Develop in-demand business skills and knowledge in entrepreneurship to establish your own business or provide the know how to take your ideas to the next level.  Explore topics like business fundamentals, accounting, equity, and planning strategically. This certificate is perfect for working professionals who want a strong foundation in business or hope to pursue a degree in the future.

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What you’ll learn

Jumpstart your career in business with these valuable skills: 

Analyze financial decisions
Gain practical knowledge of how to run a business
Understand essential accounting concepts
Develop core business models
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Admission Requirements

Anyone who has a high-school education and is 16 years of age or older can study online at UoPeople.

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Curriculum / Courses

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship is a 9-credit program establishing that the student has mastered the basic fundamentals of entrepreneurship.


Where will a Certificate in Entrepreneurship take you? Your certificate will help prepare for a job as a: 

Business Owner
Business Manager
Financial Planner

As a UoPeople student, you’re never on your own—our Career Service Center provides resume feedback, networking tips, interview techniques and more.

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No tuition or enrollment fees

$60 application fee



Paying for school

UoPeople does not charge for tuition, books, or campus expenses. We charge only a $60 application fee, and a $200 assessment fee to be paid when you register for each course. Over the course of earning your Certificate in Entrepreneurship at UoPeople, you can expect to pay a total of only $660. Our mission is to make it possible for everyone to afford higher education.


Concerned about managing your studies while you work or juggle family life? Don’t be! Over half of our students are successfully studying while working, raising families, or both. You can too! UoPeople is proud to be the world’s most flexible option for earning tuition-free certificates and degrees. Learn more about how our programs are specially designed to work for you:
Asynchronous Learning
Total Accessibility
Transfer Credits

Common Questions Students Are Asking Us

Questions regarding our academic programs offered at UoPeople

Absolutely! UoPeople has students from over 200 countries and territories.

University of the People is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. 

Absolutely! Classes at UoPeople are small and highly qualified instructors are available to answer students’ questions and offer support. Additionally, each student is connected with a personal Program Advisor at the commencement of their studies, who remains with them until graduation. Program Advisors act as the students’ personal support system throughout their studies. The Program Advisor will answer any questions the student may have, offer academic advice, discuss course selection, and offer encouragement throughout the student’s studies.

Asynchronous learning allows you to learn on your own schedule. You will have access via the UoPeople Online Campus to assignments, lectures, and other learning materials. There are no live lectures or set class times at UoPeople.  

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