Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial is a program that prepares individuals to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies majors and degree programs will likely include a strong emphasis on business and how the business world works. As such, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies programs prepare people to become successful business owners, to set sensible goals, and turn those goals into quantifiable and realistic gains. Expect courses such as marketing, private equity, venture capital, business plan development, economic strategy, and mergers/acquisitions to be a part of your program progression.
Search for colleges that offer a degree in Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial (use the College Search feature and enter "Entrepreneurship" or “Entrepreneurial” in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.
What can you do with a major/degree in Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies?
If you have chosen to complete a major/degree in this field of study, you likely have an ambition to start your own business. If not, careers as business manager, marketer, and business consultant may be possible alternatives.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies:
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
- Association for Entrepreneurship USA
- National Entrepreneurs Association
- National Association for the Self Employed
Publications/Magazines in Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies: