2023-2024 Course Catalog

Small Business Management Certificate

18 Credits

Business Enrichment certificates may be completed by students working toward an AS or AAS in Business or as stand-alone certificates. These certificate programs are designed for the student who wants new skills to obtain a better job, needs new skills for a job upgrade or promotion or wishes to gain management skills in their current career or to change careers. The Higher Learning Commission has extended Normandale’s accreditation to include online delivery of the Small Business Management Certificate.

Required Courses – 18 Credits

BUSN 1125Entrepreneurship

3 cr

BUSN 1201/CIM 1201Information Technology Concepts and Business Software 1

3 cr

BUSN 1220/CIM 1220Business Problem Solving Analyzing - Excel

3 cr

BUSN 2155Legal Environment of Business

3 cr

BUSN 2310Small Business Management

3 cr

BUSN 2400Principles of Marketing

3 cr

Other Certificate Requirements

  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 for college-level coursework (courses numbered 1000 and above) completed at Normandale.
  • Earn at least one third of the required certificate credits from Normandale.