Small Business Schools In Washington DC

In Washington DC, there are 2 accredited schools where small business classes faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of small business and small business training in Washington DC, which includes small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Masters degree in Small Business


  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Small Business Employment

Washington DC 26,910
National 1,708,080

Of all of the small business professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Washington DC.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Washington DC

19,690 21,430 24,840 27,440 26,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of small business is growing. There were 7,220 more small business professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of small business has grown by 37% in Washington DC. This growth is faster than the national trend for small business professionals which shows a 3% increase in the number of small business professionals working around the nation.

Small Business VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$117,210 $122,050 $123,240 $120,890 $124,690
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by small business professionals is increasing in Washington DC. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $117,210 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $124,690 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Washington DC

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This represents a 6% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Washington DC, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of small business. The pay differential between the highest paid small business professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 206%

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Business Administration
Business Management
Forensic Accounting
Human Resources
International Business
Project Management
Property Management
Restaurant Management
Risk Management
Small Business

In Washington DC, small business professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Small Business programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC


The number of students graduating from the 2 accredited small business schools in Washington DC is increasing.

There was an increase in the number of small business school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC by 100%. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a master's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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