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Getting a Degree in Entrepreneurship

A Degree in Entrepreneurship is more than just another business program! This degree is ideal for students seeking to be their own boss and those desiring to build a business from the ground up! An Entrepreneurship Degree provides students with an educational foundation to succeed in any career they choose.

What Can You Do with an Entrepreneurship Degree?

Students that earn a Degree in Entrepreneurship will receive an education that prepares them with critical thinking skills for a variety of leadership roles. Aside from the obvious preparation to start one’s own business, students with an Entrepreneurship Degree will have a wide variety of career opportunities including:

  • Corporate Management
  • Nonprofit Leadership
  • New Venture Finance
  • Media
  • Grassroots Social Action
  • Technology Innovation
  • Research

Is an Entrepreneurship Degree hard?

No, a Degree in Entrepreneurship is not difficult! Students will find a variety of classes and instruction in an entrepreneurship program. Students will cultivate their knowledge of an abundance of relevant and interesting topics including:

  • Innovation
  • Creativity
  • Problem-solving
  • Adaptability
  • Emerging Markets
  • Trends
  • Business Ethics
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Financials
  • Law
  • Technology

Bachelor’s in Entrepreneurship

A Bachelor’s in Entrepreneurship is a wonderful foundation for numerous careers including, of course, personal business ventures and startups. Entrepreneurship students will take a variety of introductory business classes covering essential topics such as:

  • Funding
  • Marketing
  • Legal structuring
  • Business model development
  • Innovation
  • Business growth

With a Bachelor’s in Entrepreneurship students will be well prepared to directly enter the workforce in a leadership role. This is also a great degree for students preparing for graduate school, especially those seeking an MBA.

Jobs with a Bachelor’s in Entrepreneurship

  • Fashion Designer– Create clothing, accessories, and footwear. Median Annual Salary: $77,000.
  • Top Executive– Plan strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. Top executives work in every industry including both small and large organizations. Median Annual Salary: $99,000.
  • Fundraising Manager– Coordinate campaigns that bring in donations for their organization. Median Annual Salary: $120,000.
  • Author- Develop written content for various types of media on Entrepreneurship topics. Median Annual Salary: $122,000.

Master’s in Entrepreneurship

Students earning a Master’s in Entrepreneurship are well-prepared to make significant positive impacts on any venture they choose. Graduate students are expected to have a solid foundation of general Business and to pick at least one specialty field of study such as startups, venture capital, global business, intellectual property rights, and sustainability.

Jobs with a Master’s in Entrepreneurship

  • Postsecondary teacher– Instruct students in Entrepreneurship courses beyond the high school level. Median Annual Salary: $80,000.
  • Marketing Manager– Plan programs to generate interest in products or services. Median Annual Salary: $134,000.

Is an Entrepreneurship Degree worth it?

Yes, a Degree in Entrepreneurship is worth it! Earn the knowledge backed by a respectable degree and open up a wide variety of career paths. From starting your own business venture to leading any variety of business, both large and small, an Entrepreneurship Degree provides students with the breadth of knowledge needed for any career path a student chooses. Take advantage of educational entitlements such as the GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon program and students can earn a degree for zero money out-of-pocket!

GI Bill-approved Schools Offering an Entrepreneurship Degree

Ready to start your Degree in Entrepreneurship? Check out these great programs at our partner schools:

  • Allan Hancock College Offers an Associate in Science in Entrepreneurship and a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. Allan Hancock College has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for the CLEP and DSST exams . Allan Hancock College is a MyCAA approved school and is approved for Tuition Assistance.
  • Concordia University Ann Arbor– Offers Entrepreneurship as a minor for its BS degrees and a graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Concordia Ann Arbor has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for both the CLEP and DSST exams. Concordia Ann Arbor is a MyCAA approved school, is approved for Tuition Assistance, and Concordia Ann Arbor is a Yellow Ribbon school.
  • Concordia University WisconsinOffers Entrepreneurship as a minor for its BS degrees and a graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Concordia U-WI has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for both the CLEP and DSST exams. Concordia U-WI is a MyCAA approved school, is approved for Tuition Assistance, and Concordia U-WI is a Yellow Ribbon school.
  • Fayetteville State University Offers a Bachelor’s in Entrepreneurship, a Bachelor’s of Science Business Administration with a Concentration in Entrepreneurship, and an MBA in Entrepreneurship. FSU has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for both the CLEP and DSST exams. FSU is a MyCAA approved school, is approved for Tuition Assistance, and proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon program.
  • Fort Hays State University Online– Offers a Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a Concentration in Entrepreneurship. FHSU has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and is approved for Tuition Assistance. FHSU is a MyCAA approved school and awards credit for both the CLEP and DSST exams. FHSU proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon program .
  • University of Arizona Offers a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science with an Entrepreneurship major. University of Arizona is a GI Bill® approved school, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for both the CLEP and DSST exams. University of Arizona is a Yellow Ribbon school and is approved for Tuition Assistance.
  • University of Baltimore– Offers a B.S. in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship Specialization. University of Baltimore has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, and awards credit for both the CLEP and DSST exams. University of Baltimore is a MyCAA approved school and is a Yellow Ribbon school.
  • University of North Georgia Offers a minor in Entrepreneurship for its undergraduate degrees and a Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. University of North Georgia has GI Bill approved programs, offers credit for military experience, awards credit for the CLEP and DSST exams, and is approved for Tuition Assistance. University of North Georgia is a MyCAA approved school and University of North Georgia proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program.

*All statistics and calculations from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information click here.

 

 

 

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Born in SoCal yet raised Tampa, Florida - Leah earned her undergraduate BA in Liberal Studies from the University of Central Florida. Leah earned her MA in the MALAS at San Diego State University, while also completing a graduate teaching certificate in English for Secondary Education. An avid traveler, she has visited more than 60 countries. With the birth of her son Spencer in 2012, Leah embarked on her biggest adventure (yet) as parent and Coast Guard wife.