Small Business Schools In Florida

Small Business classes faculty can choose to work at one of 19 accredited small business schools in Florida. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the small business academic community in Florida, and the future trends in small business training at the following levels:

  • Small Business Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Small Business
  • Masters degree in Small Business


Schools

  1. Brevard Community College

    1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa, Florida 32922

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  2. Florida Keys Community College

    5901 College Rd, Key West, Florida 33040

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  3. Hillsborough Community College

    39 Columbia Drive, Tampa, Florida 33606-3584

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  4. Florida Gateway College

    Highway 90 East, Lake City, Florida 32025-2007

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  5. Lake-Sumter Community College

    9501 US Hwy 441, Leesburg, Florida 34788-8751

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  6. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

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  8. Pasco-Hernando Community College

    10230 Ridge Road, New Port Richey, Florida 34654-5199

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  9. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

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  10. South Florida Community College

    600 W College Dr, Avon Park, Florida 33825-9356

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  11. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  12. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  13. Tallahassee Community College

    444 Appleyard Dr, Tallahassee, Florida 32304-2895

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  14. The University of Tampa

    401 W Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, Florida 33606-1490

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  15. Valencia Community College

    190 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801

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  16. University of Phoenix-Central Florida Campus

    2290 Lucien Way, Suite 400, Maitland, Florida 32751-7001

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  17. University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus

    600 N. Pine Island Road Suite 500, Plantation, Florida 33324-1393

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  18. University of Phoenix-North Florida Campus

    4500 Salisbury Road N Ste 200, Jacksonville, Florida 32216-0959

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  19. University of Phoenix-West Florida Campus

    12802 Tampa Oaks Blvd Ste 200, Temple Terrace, Florida 33637-1920

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Small Business Employment

Florida 61,830
National 1,708,080

Approximately 4% of the country's small business professionals work in Florida state.

Employment Growth for Small business professionals In Florida

58,430 55,860 52,800 56,000 61,830
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Florida, small business is a growing field. In 2010 there were 3,400 more small business professionals working in Florida than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of small business professionals has grown by 6%. 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 Florida

$98,740 $99,270 $100,490 $99,090 $102,280
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Small Business
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by small business professionals is increasing in Florida. Small business professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $98,740 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $102,280 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Small business professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$43,600
25th percentile
$60,970
50th percentile
$87,770
75th percentile
$127,680
90th percentile
$167,590

This represents a 3% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Florida state, within the field of small business, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid small business professionals earn 284% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Small business professionals and related professions in Florida

Accounting
$41,163
Advertising
$76,095
Business Administration
$89,353
Business Management
$98,453
Finance
$71,422
Forensic Accounting
$56,383
Hospitality
$36,373
Human Resources
$61,047
International Business
$88,508
Management
$90,013
Marketing
$84,678
Project Management
$77,052
Property Management
$60,610
Restaurant Management
$55,540
Risk Management
$69,207
Small Business
$102,280

In Florida, 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 Florida

associate
0
bachelor
9
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
9
Total19

The number of students graduating from the 19 accredited small business schools in Florida is decreasing. In 2006 there were 730 small business graduates from small business courses in Florida and in 2010 there were 333 graduates.

This represents a 54% decrease in the number of small business degree or certificate school graduates in Florida state. Most of these graduates, or 47%, earned a bachelor's degree in small business.

Small Business Faculty Salaries in Florida

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