Entrepreneurship

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
  • AAS Online Program: 5 semesters, including 1 summer term
  • Admission Cycle: Every semester
  • Maximum Number Admitted Annually: Open

Career Description

Entrepreneurship is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills necessary for employment and growth as self-employed business owners.

Careers Available

Students will have a sound education base in entrepreneurship and be prepared to be self-employed and open their own businesses.

Entry-Level Salary

Salaries and earnings can only be determined by the success and growth of the entrepreneurial enterprise. Most entrepreneurs have a strong desire to create their own earning level without salary range restrictions.

Course of Study

Course work developing a student’s ability to make informed decisions as future business owners. Courses include entrepreneurial concepts learned in innovation and creativity, business funding, and marketing. Additional course work includes computer applications and economics.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong math background (high school algebra strongly recommended), negotiation skills, strong written and verbal skills and leadership and teamwork skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Analytical and critical thinking skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills, innovative and creative thinking skills, and adaptability to various work environments. Strong tolerance for uncertainty, perseverance, and self-nurturing personality.

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Entrepreneurship Program, contact Deana Ray, Department Chair and Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7167 or dray@forsythtech.edu.