NCC Launches Summer Courses in Entrepreneurship

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April 24, 2024, Garden City, NY – With more than 33 million small businesses nationwide, Nassau Community College recognizes the critical need to nurture entrepreneurial talent in the Long Island region.

A campus of the State University of New York, Nassau Community College in Garden City is launching a wide selection of credit-bearing courses this summer, commencing May 28, designed to equip students with the essential skills for success as small business owners.

Each three-credit course can be applied to a Certificate in Entrepreneurship or the Associate of Occupational Studies degree in Entrepreneurship. Tuition for in-county students is $242 per credit.

The summer session provides foundational and specialized courses, both online and in-person, directly applicable to launching and managing a start-up business.

The courses include:

  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Principles of Sales
  • Business Law I
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Personal Finance
  • Marketing Research
  • Accounting I
  • Principles of Advertising
  • Small Business Marketing
  • Consumer Motivation/Buyer Behavior
  • Introduction to Customer Service

To learn more about Summer courses, visit the college’s website at, or contact the Admissions Office at (516) 572-7345 or or the Registrar’s Office at (516) 572-7355 or for more information.

Media Contact:  Gail Mattimore | | (516) 572-9634

About Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College, a campus of the State University of New York, provides a comprehensive public college experience designed to transform lives through higher education. Serving 17,000 full-time, part-time and continuing education students, NCC offers more than 80 programs that lead to an associate’s degree or certificate. Through on-campus and online offerings, the College educates local and international students, and boasts 168,000 alumni. Situated on 225 acres in Garden City, Long Island, the college grounds reside in historic Nassau County, one of the most desirable locations to live in the United States and an epicenter for business and careers. Since 1959, NCC has earned a nationwide reputation for academic excellence, affordability, and ease of transferability to four-year schools. 

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