The entrepreneurship major and minor focuses on the skills necessary to start a business, grow a business, or enhance creativity and innovation in a corporate environment. These skills are necessary in today’s competitive business world.The Entrepreneurship Major and Minor is cross-disciplinary with 50 courses in 20 departments/programs across campus in 10 areas:
- Creative Industries
- Family Business
- Healthcare Entrepreneurship
- International Entrepreneurship
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Technology & Innovation Entrepreneurship
- Sports Entrepreneurship
The minor has both a non-business and business track (15 credit hours). The new Jefferson Suites features an Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Living Learning Community with an incubator on the dedicated floor for these students.
The Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship is:
- Intended for professionals who already have a bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited institution.
- Develops entrepreneurship knowledge and skills.
- Gives professionals the opportunity to gain valuable entrepreneurial knowledge and skills before 1) starting a new venture, 2) growing their venture, or 3) being more creative and innovative in a corporate environment.
- The certificate is 12 credit hours or equivalent to four 3-credit courses.
- Certificate on-hold till January 2013, although courses in the certificate are offered fall 2012