Online Bachelor’s Degrees in Entrepreneurship

An online bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship may provide students with the skills and training necessary to own, operate, and manage all facets of a small business. This four-year program may teach students how to build a successful business, create a functional business plan, and manage the financial aspects of an organization.

Upon graduation from the program, students may seek employment in their own business or franchise, or enroll in a master’s degree program. Graduates of a baccalaureate program may gain employment in management, logistics, administration, franchising, and product design.

Program Overview

  • Prerequisite: High School Diploma or GED
  • Program Length: Four years to complete
  • Post-Grad Options: Entry-Level Employment or Master’s / Doctoral Program
  • Projected Employment Growth: 15% (2010-2020)*

Program Coursework

The curriculum for a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship may include both general education requirements and major-specific coursework. These courses may teach students how to choose markets for entry, identify viable business opportunities, create a business plan, and project future growth of a business. Core entrepreneurship courses may include the following:

  • Management For Organizations
  • Human Resources Management
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Venture & Capital Banking
  • Small Business Ventures
  • New Business Strategy

Career Options

Baccalaureate recipients may explore opportunities in sales, management, franchising, logistics, and product design. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment opportunities in entrepreneurship are projected to increase by 15% from 2010-2020.*

Possible careers include:

  • Small Business Owner
  • Franchise Owner
  • Business Advisor
  • Entrepreneurial Firm Manager
  • Management Analyst

Continuing Education

Students who successfully complete a bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship may choose to further their education by enrolling in a master’s degree program. A master’s in entrepreneurship may provide students with enhanced skills needed to conceptualize a business model from start to finish using entrepreneurial concepts and theories.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

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