InLab@HCC Academics

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"Entrepreneurship education is the 21st century business degree that appeals to students with varying academic interests."
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"Entrepreneurship education is the 21st century business degree that appeals to students with varying academic interests."


Hillsborough Community College is a national leader in community college entrepreneurship education. Through the InLab@HCC, our interdisciplinary center for innovation and entrepreneurship education, we offer a comprehensive pathway of college credit entrepreneurship certificates and degrees.  Scholarships are available for our college credit programs.

Students who complete any of the academic programs below, qualify to apply  for business funding (up to $100,000) through our Everyday Entrepreneur Venture Fund.

College Credit Degrees and Certificate Options

Entrepreneurship and Innovation CCC

This one-semester, 12-credit-hour program is designed to equip current and aspiring entrepreneurs to pursue various business paths.

Business Development and Entrepreneurship CCC

This 25 credit hour certificate was designed by local small business owners, entrepreneurs and HCC business faculty.

Business Administration Entrepreneurship AS

This 60 credit AS degree helps you develop entrepreneurial thinking skills, such as identifying, valuing and capturing business opportunities.

Entrepreneurship AA Transfer Track

This track is for students interested in transferring to a four-year institution to pursue a Bachelor's degree in business with a focus on entrepreneurship.

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    The STRIVE program is an entrepreneurship training program offered through Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF), in partnership with Hillsborough Community College. Learn more...

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Faculty and Advising Contacts


Contact us for more information about the academic entrepreneurship offerings at HCC.

Contact Information
Business Assistant Professor
Dale Mabry
DSSC 209
Business Associate Professor
Dale Mabry
DSSC 202
Academic Advisor
Dale Mabry