Business Essentials

Expand career opportunities by earning the Business Essentials Certificate offered through Pine Technical and Community College.

The Business Essentials Certificate Provides Better Career Opportunities

Pine Technical & Community College's Business Essentials Certificate provides you with the foundation to advance your professional skills or continue your business education. The curriculum provides the skills employers are seeking.

  • Courses are delivered in an online and hybrid format.
  • Flexible schedule and start dates.
  • Students can take one course at a time in 5 consecutive 8-week sessions.
  • Students can complete the certificate in one semester.
  • No textbook costs for most business courses (Open Source Textbooks via University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing and the Saylor Foundation publishers).
  • The certificate is designed with flexibility in mind, the program is complementary to all majors and is upward compatible with the Business Administration diploma and Business Transfer Pathway AS degree.

Career and Transfer Outlook for Business Essentials Certificate Graduates

  • Business occupations are projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Graduates of the Business Essentials Certificate will be prepared to work in a variety of office settings.

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Contact Information

Gavin House
Jen Rancour

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Business Club