Entrepreneurship (Graduate Certificate)
Offered by the Kogod School of Business, the Entrepreneurship (Graduate Certificate) 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). Enrollment initiates only in the fall semester.
- 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 a minimum 3.00 cumulative 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)
Electives (6 credit hours)
Complete 6 credit hours from the following:
- 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) : Applied Entrepreneurship and Innovation Practicum (3)