Foundation for Future Business Owners –

Most people have dreamed of being their own boss at some point in their lives or owning their own business. A great way to bring that dream to fruition is to pursue a degree in entrepreneurship. An online degree in Entrepreneurship can provide graduates the skills and knowledge needed to open up a small business or be successful in other jobs in the business field.

People who earn bachelor’s degrees in entrepreneurship can land jobs like management consultants/analysts and human resource specialists/recruiters. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of management analysts is expected to have growth of 22% and human resource specialists 21% by 2020, both at rates that are faster than average.

Colleges that offer online bachelor’s degree programs in entrepreneurship.

  • Strayer University

    Students can pursue their bachelor of business administration with concentration in entrepreneurship degree from Strayer’s School of Business, which is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). Students in this program will write a business plan to include the vital elements of entrepreneurship including venture financing, ownership structure, market assessment, management.

  • University of Phoenix

    The University of Phoenix is the largest accredited university in the country, and with more than 200 locations and online programs available worldwide, it’s no coincidence that 50,000 students graduate from this school each year. Students attending this university can earn a bachelor of science in business with a concentration in small business management and entrepreneurship and have the option of choosing from 11 different concentrations to further tailor their degrees. Some course work includes business communications and critical thinking, principles of accounting, ethics and social responsibility, contemporary business law and marketing.

  • American Intercontinental

    American Intercontinental University was founded in Europe in 1970, and today has campuses in Atlanta, south Florida, Houston, and London, England. AIU, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, launched its virtual campus online in 2001. AIU Online offers students a bachelor of business administration with a specialization in entrepreneurship, in which they will receive a solid foundation in business fundamentals, as well as in-depth studies of entrepreneurship. Upon completion of their degrees, graduates will be equipped with the industry-related skills and knowledge required to manage their own business or venture into other business-related fields.

  • Kaplan University

    Kaplan University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, provides 170 online degrees and programs to its students. One of the main objectives of the university is offering degrees and certificates to adult learners, with more than 55% of its students over the age of 30. Students can elect to receive graduate certificates through the School of Business and Management in either entrepreneurship for growth ventures, or entrepreneurship for new ventures. Both certificate programs have curriculum that consists of key business studies, while growth ventures will focus on creating growth for business plans. The new ventures track will focus on classes to equip aspiring and existing entrepreneurs with the tools, resources, and networks necessary to start successful businesses. A student can typically earn a professional certificate within a few months to a year.

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