Small Business Management Certificate

Program Description

The Small Business Management Certificate is an excellent program for those individuals who manage or own their own small business, are interested in starting their own small business, or would like to work in a small business.

Students will have the opportunity to take courses in accounting, business law, marketing, sales, advertising and communications.

Bramson ORT College's certificate program will prepare students for entry-level positions in the management of small business establishments. The Small Business Management Certificate Program can also serve as preparation for furthering one's education in business management. Credits obtained by students while in the Small Business Management Certificate Program are transferable to two-year and four-year programs at Bramson ORT College and other colleges and universities worldwide.

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US Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Code for General and Operations Managers: 111021.

Program Summary Chart


Small Business Management Certificate

Program Length:

30 semester credits

Entrance Dates:

Rolling Semesters


Queens & Brooklyn Campuses

Admission Requirements:

Admission to Bramson ORT College's Small Business Management Certificate Program is open to all students who demonstrate academic preparedness, maturity and seriousness of purpose with backgrounds appropriate to their chosen program of studies.

Please visit the Admissions Office Site for the complete requirements. High School Diploma or High School Equivalency is required.

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More Information
Business Management Department
Bramson ORT College
69-30 Austin Street
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Phone: 877-281-3717

Small Business Management
9 Credits
Required Major Courses
AC111 Principles of Accounting I
3 Credits
BM140 Small Business Management
3 Credits
CS100 Introduction to Computer and Information Technology
3 Credits
Elective Major Courses
12 Credits
Elective Major Courses (select four)
AC121 Business Law I
3 Credits
AC122 Business Law II
3 Credits
AC261 Advanced Computer Applications for Business
3 Credits
BM100 Introduction to Business
3 Credits
BM120 Fundamentals of Marketing
3 Credits
BM130 Principles of Salesmanship
3 Credits
BM160 Essentials of Advertising
3 Credits
BM290 Business Communication
3 Credits
CS206 Advanced Computer Applications
3 Credits
MA110 Business Mathematics
3 Credits
SS101 Keyboarding I
3 Credits
SS121 Word Processing I
3 Credits
Arts and Sciences Courses
9 Credits
Required Liberal Arts
General Education Courses
EN100 English Composition I
3 Credits
Elective Liberal Arts
  General Education Courses (select two)
6 Credits
  Select 2 credits from the list of liberal arts courses which are not required liberal arts.  

Career Outlook

Bramson ORT College's Small Business Management Certificate can lead to a career as an entrepreneur, assistant manager or office assistant. Graduates who complete the Small Business Management Certificate have a variety of positions and industries in which they can advance to.

  • Office Manager
  • Administrative Manager
  • Office Assistant
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Sales Assistant
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Owner
  • Non-Profit Manager

  • Employment Opportunities

    Below you will find a table of average annual salaries for Assistant Manager Positions. Salaries are listed by both position and Industry/Sector. These salaries have been provided by the U.S. Department of Labor and Bramson ORT College's Career Services Center.


    Average Salary

    Industry / Sector

    Assistant Manager


    Hotel & Hospitality

    Assistant Manager


    Fashion & Retail

    Assistant Manager


    Professional & Financial Services