Program Description

The Entrepreneurship program at Merced College is designed to equip students with the necessary skills to start and operate a small business. Students who possess industry skills or talents will be educated in areas to help them be successful business people. Additionally, students who complete undergraduate coursework in the field of Entrepreneurship will be prepared for transfer to a four-year institution.


Merced College offers the following degrees/certificates in Entrepreneurship:

  • Small Business Entrepreneurship (AA)
  • Small Business Entrepreneurship (CT)

See Degree Requirements & Course Descriptions

Career Opportunities

Business Owner, Investor, Administrator, Consultant, Manager, Community Leader, CEO, Partner, Controller, Partner.

Entrepreneurship Faculty

Name Position Office Email/Phone
Annette Avila Professor of Business, Entreprenuership and Marketing  VOC-34
(209) 384-6387