Entrepreneurial Degree Specialization

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Be your own boss or start your own business with help from the skills learned through an entrepreneurship degree specialization.

Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies

More than 250 members of the Forbes 400 richest people in America are self-made success stories. People like Bill Gates (Microsoft), Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Phil Knight (Nike) and many others started with a good idea - and then worked hard to make it happen. Consider Mark Zuckerberg - he launched Facebook in his dorm room in 2004 and it now has billions of users!

Are you ready to start the next great company? A degree from Herzing can helep.

With our Entrepreneurial Studies degree concentration, Herzing provides you with the analytical, problem solving, management and leadership skills that can help you be competitive in today and tomorrow's competitive marketplace.

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    A degree from Herzing can prepare you with the entrepreneur skill you need to succeed

    A career as an entrepreneur could be right for you if you:

    • Think success should be based on your talents and personality
    • Are not afraid of hard work and long hours
    • Are self-confident and can clearly define your own goals
    • Can clearly communicate and sell your ideas to others
    • Have good people skills

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    Careers

    Career paths exist in all areas of business

    As a graduate of the Business Management with a Concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies degree, your career options can vary greatly. Some students enter the program with existing work experience and wish to begin working for themselves. Others choose to enter the program to learn how to get their skills or great invention into the public eye.

    No matter what your product or service, your business will only be as good as you make it. You'll need proper planning, preparation and management of your business. You must also be able to accept the high-risk/high-reward environment of entrepreneurship.

    Even if you decide not to venture out on your own, the Entrepreneurial Studies degree will give you a solid foundation to begin a career in a variety of business areas. These include:

     

    Curriculum

    Business Management - Entrepreneurial Studies Program Information

    ProgramCreditsMonths*
    Bachelor of Science in Business Management
    with a Concentration Entrepreneurial Studies
    12336
    *Average number of months for students to complete program
    Program availability varies by location
     
    Opportunities for entrepreneurs are everywhere, and more and more people are becoming their own boss. Whether you have the next great product idea or are ready to shine as a business consultant, the Herzing Bachelor of Science in Business Management with a Concentration in Entrepreneurial Studies degree will prepare you for taking those crucial first steps as well as maintaining and growing your business.

    Topics of study include:

    • Accounting and finance
    • The art of negotiation
    • Building an effective business plan
    • Legal issues affecting businesses
    • Marketing and advertising
    • Personnel management
    • Product development

    Bachelor of Science in Business Management - Entrepreneurial Studies

    As a Herzing Entrepreneurial Studies graduate, you’ll receive the instruction and skills development to start a small business, expand an existing one, or work for a start-up you’ve long admired. This includes creating comprehensive business and marketing plans, the leadership of employees, and management of finances. You’ll also have the skills to develop comprehensive business plans with well-constructed financial and marketing components.  View Program Course Sheet

    FAQs

    Answer:

    Herzing's MBA programs all begin with "business level-setting" courses. Whether a student has years of business experience or not, students will begin with fundamentals that will be a refresher for some and an introduction for others. Additionally Herzing offers tutors and academic support resources both on-campus and through Herzing Online.

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    Bachelor's Degree Program Available Certification and Prep-to-sit for Certifications:

    CertificationMethod to Earn
    SHRM Certified ProfessionalHuman Resources Concentration prepares student to sit for exam
    CGBP CertificationInternational Business Concentration prepares student to sit for exam
    CAPM CertificationCourse BU345 (Project Management) prepares student to sit for exam
    QuickBooks Certified UserCourse AC335 (Computerized Accounting) prepares student to sit for exam
    Entrepreneurship CertificateComplete course B234 (Entrepreneurship)
    Six Sigma Yellow BeltComplete course BU421 (Operations Management)

    MBA Degree Program Available Certification and Prep-to-sit for Certifications:

    CertificationMethod to Earn
    CMA CertificationFinance & Accounting Concentration prepares student to sit for exam
    PMP CertificationProject Management Concentration prepares student to sit for exam
    PMI-PBA CertificationProject Management Concentration prepares student to sit for exam
     
    Answer:

    Concentrations enable a student to customize their business acumen to their career goals, differentiating them in the workforce with specialized knowledge. Herzing currently offers the following business program concentrations.

    Bachelor Concentrations:

    1. Entrepreneurial Studies
    2. Human Resource Development
    3. Marketing
    4. Technology Management

    Graduate Concentrations:

    1. Accounting
    2. Healthcare Management
    3. Human Resources
    4. Project Management
    5. Technology Management
    Answer:

    Herzing's business program is different because it is focused on leadership development according to what has been identified by employers in the global market.

    Specifically Herzing's business program offers:

    1. Practical Experience - Students will gain practical experience, understanding the impact of a Changing Global Economy even at the local "mom & pop" level; importance of Leveraging Technology and information to make decisions; and the key skills of Professionalism & Teamwork that are essential to leadership and management.
    2. Industry Certifications - Graduates will earn more than a degree, they will have the opportunity to earn sought-after industry certifications.
    3. Up-to-Two Concentrations - Students in the MBA program have the option to enhance their academic experience by completing up-to-two concentrations.
    4. Dual Credit - Students in the undergraduate program can get a "jump start" on a MBA at the same time. Up-to 12 graduate credits could be taken while still an undergraduate and applied toward both degrees, thereby saving both money and time.
    5. Transfer Friendly - Students with an associate degree from an accredited institution like a Community College can receive up-to 60 credits toward a Herzing Bachelor's degree, and in some instrances may receive more. DEGREE UP students are provided with the opportunity to transfer in additional credits earned after completing an associate degree. Herzing will review all transcripts a student may have, as there is an ability to transfer up-to 75% of their previous credit load toward their Herzing program, thereby saving them time and money.
    Answer:

    Program length can vary depending upon degree level, number of concentrations, course load and credits transferred, as well as class schedule.

    Associate degree is 4-semesters and with a full-time schedule can be completed in two (2) years.

    Bachelor's degree program is 9 semesters and depending upon transfer credits, can be completed as a full-time student in three (3) years.

    • When transferring in a Herzing Associate degree: the Bachelor's program can be completed in 4-semesters or 2-years.
    • Students with an associate degree from an accredited institution like a Community College can receive up-to 60 credits toward a Herzing Bachelor's degree saving them time and money.

    Graduate degree is a 3-semester program and a student can transfer in up-to 18 credit hours.

    Answer:

    Yes, Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and our Business program is accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). IACBE accreditation represents a level of confidence for a student looking for a business degree. There are only 179 Accredited Memebers.

    Answer:

    A business degree is a versatile degree that has application in almost every industry from healthcare to manufacturing to tourism to commerce. Herzing offers 6 undergraduate and 7 MBA concentration areas that enable a student to gain relevant additional experience.

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