Online MBA in Entrepreneurship

Learn more about obtaining an online MBA in entrepreneurship from an accredited online college or university. Find information on courses, program prerequisites, learning outcomes, and career information. View popular schools that offer online MBA’s in entrepreneurship.

Program Overview

An online MBA in entrepreneurship may provide students with the skills and training needed to start their own business or develop their own marketable product. In these one to two-year programs, students may learn how to understand entrepreneurial principles needed to lead and effectively communicate with colleagues and associates. Students may also focus on identifying untapped business opportunities, growing a business from the ground up, and collecting market research. Coursework may include business administration courses as well as major-specific entrepreneurship classes. These courses may provide students with advanced skills in critical thinking, decision-making, and project management. Online MBA entrepreneurship courses may include the following:

  • Business Strategy and Planning
  • Product Development
  • Acquisitions in New Business Formation
  • Business Strategy and Planning
  • Competitive Intelligence
  • New Venture Creation
  • Venture Financing

Program Prerequisites

Prior to admission, students may have to satisfy several prerequisites, such as graduation from an accredited baccalaureate degree program with a minimum GPA (varies by school). Also, students may be required to submit all academic transcripts and provide letters of recommendation. Additionally, students may have to provide a resume documenting prior work experience in supervisory role.

Learning Outcomes

In this online MBA program, students may learn how to evaluate an environment conducive to the operation of a business. Students may gain practical experience in collecting and analyzing market research in order to determine product need and demand. Individuals may learn how to make responsible business decisions that are effective and well-reasoned. In addition, graduates of these programs may gain business-appropriate communication skills that promote mutual respect and display awareness of the needs of the consumer.

Career Options

Graduates of an online MBA program in entrepreneurship may find employment opportunities in education, consulting, e-commerce, product development, and manufacturing. Entrepreneurs may wish to start their own venture, or they may pursue employment in the field of business, including corporations, financial services, or marketing research. Individuals may gain employment as a business planner, small business owner, consultant, business development manager, or marketing manager.

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