Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship
The Entrepreneurship graduate business certificate is designed for students who seek to start a business, take over a family business, or grow a small business.
Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship is designed for students who seek to start or grow a new business or social venture, expand an existing venture, or take over a family business.
Admission to the Program
Open to students with a bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution with a satisfactory grade point average. Applicants must have at least one year of work experience. Applicants whose first language is not English must have a satisfactory score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
- 12 credit hours of approved coursework with grades of B or better. Grades of B- or lower in this certificate program's courses are not accepted toward the fulfillment of certificate requirements, although these grades are included in the calculation of the GPA. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA in certificate courses in order to be awarded a certificate. Students must complete at least 6 credit hours during each 12 month period. Students must complete the certificate within four years.
Required (6 credit hours)
- MGMT-660 Entrepreneurship and Innovation (3)
- MGMT-661 Entrepreneurship Practicum: New Venture Business Plan (3)
6 credit hours from the following:
- MGMT-663 Managing Private and Family Businesses (1.5)
- MGMT-666 Strategic Alliances, Mergers, and Acquisitions (3)
- MGMT-668 Global Entrepreneurship and Micro Ventures (3)
- MGMT-669 New Venture Startup: Operational, Financial, and Legal Strategies (3)
- MGMT-670 Nonprofit and Social Entrepreneurship and Strategy (3)
- MGMT-685 Topics in Management (1.5-3)