Coastal Bend College Introduces Online Course: Start Your Own Online Business

Coastal Bend College has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. Coastal Bend College has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Start Your Own Online Business.”

With the evolution of the internet, starting a business online became more possible. This course focuses on providing a foundation for how to build and grow a prosperous digital business. Additionally, you will how to create a product, build/launch your own website, and engage with prospective customers.

This course is part of Coastal Bend College’s growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of each course run every month. They last six weeks, with two new lessons being released weekly (for a total of 12). courses are entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes, and assignments. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facilitating discussions.

Other courses available through ed2go follow.

Start a Pet Sitting Business

Do you love animals? Learn how to get on the path of opening your own pet sitting business. Included in this course is pet care, first aid, and handling home visits to impress clients. Pet care includes identification of common diseases, exercise, first aid, and nutrition. After learning first aid, you will learn how to give injections to an uncooperative cat/dog, how to administer pills and liquid medications. At the end of the course, you will learn how to set up the business aspect of the pet sitting business including explore start-up costs, accounting, business plans, and developing a marketing plan.


Start Your Own Arts and Crafts Business

Have you thought about owning your own small business selling an art or a craft? Included in this course is how to create an unique business and how to market an arts and crafts business that fits your personality. You will also learn how to get into craft shows and how to decorate your booth to bring people in.


To learn more, call Coastal Bend College at (361) 354-2768 or go to for more information.

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