Earning an associate in science degree in entrepreneurship from Allan Hancock College
will provide you with the skills necessary to start your own business. The possibilities
are limitless. What is your passion?
Why Choose a Career as an Entrepreneur?
Entrepreneurship is a national focus. Recently the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
was established by President Obama’s Department of Commerce to bolster startup companies.
The new Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship was started specifically to help
entrepreneurs reduce red tape while developing great ideas into workable business
plans by giving them training, funding, advisement, and access to data.
How about starting a
- Retail or wholesale business
- Event planning or catering business
- Online retail business
- Consulting business
- Service business such as auto repair, construction, landscaping or a florist shop
Resources for students interested in starting their own business are available at
AHC's Small Business and Entrepreneurship Center (SBEC) including: assistance creating a business plan, small business workshops,
resident business mentors, and business networking.
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Mary Jovy Pimental
Fashion Merchandising Student
"The counselors and administrators at Hancock challenged and encouraged me to pursue my dream of designing my own clothing line and opening my own retail store. They helped me map out a path to success that includes transferring to a four-year university. I am on the right track thanks to the knowledgeable staff that gave me the courage to change my major from nursing to fashion management."
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Video: Business student Jasmine Williams discusses her instructors' passion for teaching