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Online Entrepreneurship
Bachelor's Degree Program

Learn how to start a business with a degree in entrepreneurship

  • IACBE-accredited*
  • 100% online classes you can take right at home
  • Transfer up to 91 approved credits
  • Program length: 36 months
  • Build analytical, problem solving, management and leadership skills
  • Earn dual credit towards an MBA degree program
Waived enrollment fee Classes start January 11th
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Program

Be the boss. Bring your ideas to life. Start your own business.

Earn your Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship

If you possess an entrepreneurial spirit, you may be on your way to creating your own self-made success story. More than 250 members of the Forbes 400 richest people in America have done just that.

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!

A bachelor's degree in entrepreneurship from Herzing University provides you with the analytical, problem-solving, management and leadership skills that can help you be prepared for the competitive marketplace. The next great company could be yours - Herzing can help you get there.

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Entrepreneurship could be in your future, especially if you:

  • Think success should be based on your talents and personality
  • Aren't afraid of hard work and long hours
  • Possess self-confidence and can distinctly define your own goals
  • Can clearly communicate and sell your ideas to others
  • Have good people skills
Entrepreneurship Program

 

Careers

Career paths exist in all areas of business

There are a wide assortment of career paths in business.

With your bachelor's degree in Entrepreneurship from Herzing University, you’ll have a host of career options at your fingertips. Whether you come in with existing work experience and want to become your own boss, or have a desire to bring your unique skills or ideas to the world’s stage, Herzing can help prepare you for your new future role.

Proper planning, preparation and management of your business and ideas is key. Herzing is here to guide you as you enter this high-risk and high-reward field. Even if you decide not to start your own business, the Entrepreneurship degree will give you a solid foundation to begin a career in a variety of business areas. These include:

 

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Find out which degree program is right for you. Call 1-800-596-0724 to learn more about Herzing's programs.

Curriculum

Entrepreneurship Degree Program Information

As a Herzing University Entrepreneurship student, you'll develop the skills to help you start a small business, expand an existing one, bring your ideas to market, 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.  

Program Credits Months*
Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship 123 36
*Average number of months for students to complete program
Program availability varies by location

Required Management Core Courses

All courses, 36.00 semester credit hours, are required.

or BU 600 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3.00 semester credit hours

or BU 630 - Project and Operations Management 3.00 semester credit hours

or  Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 or BU 550 Research and Decision Making 3.00 semester credit hours

Required Courses in Entrepreneurship

All courses, 33.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Business Electives

A minimum of 3.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may take any business, accounting, human resources, or economics course.

Open Electives

A minimum of 9.00 semester credit hours of open electives is required.

Required Capstone or Internship

3.00 semester credit hours are required.

Required Courses in General Education

Students enrolled in this bachelor's degree must complete a minimum of 36.00 semester credit hours in general education distributed among the following disciplines. Refer to the General Education section of the catalog for specific information about courses within each discipline. 12.00 Semester Credit Hours in Communications 9.00 Semester Credit Hours in Humanities (must include 3 semester credit hours of cultural diversity) 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Mathematics 3.00 Semester Credit Hours in Science 6.00 Semester Credit Hours in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Personal and Professional Development Courses

A minimum of 2.00 semester credit hours is required.

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

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 9 credit hours.

 

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 instances 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.

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.

 

Regardless of your background, a business degree provides you with the analytical, problem solving, management and leadership skills that can help a student be competitive in today and tomorrow's competitive business marketplace.

 

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 MBA program concentrations:

  1. Accounting
  2. Data Analytics
  3. Healthcare Management
  4. Human Resources
  5. Project Management
  6. Technology Management

 

Yes, the Herzing University business program is accredited.

Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE), 11374 Strang Line Road, Lenexa, Kansas, USA. 

Please let us know if you have any other questions about our business program.

 

Herzing's MBA programs can begin with a "business level-setting" course. If you do not have a business degree or years of business experience, you will begin with a fundamentals course that gives you an overview of all the important business disciplines. Additionally, Herzing offers tutors and academic support resources both on-campus and through Herzing Online.

 

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

CertificationMethod to Earn
SHRM Certified ProfessionalHuman Resources Concentration prepares students to sit for the exam
CAPM CertificationCourse BU345 (Project Management) prepares students to sit for the exam
QuickBooks Certified UserCourse AC335 (Computerized Accounting) prepares students to sit for the 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
Associate Certified Analytics Professional (aCAP)Data Analytics Concentration prepares students to sit for the exam
CMA CertificationFinance & Accounting Concentration prepares students to sit for the exam
PMP CertificationProject Management Concentration prepares students to sit for the exam
PMI-PBA CertificationProject Management Concentration prepares students to sit for the exam
 

 

 

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This bachelor's degree is designed to provide an understanding of the roles and responsibilities, functions, and challenges of today's entrepreneurs. Students will take classes to increase their knowledge and understanding of the importance of entrepreneurial law, social responsibility, product development, and innovation. The goal of the program is to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to start a small business or develop an existing business upon graduation. By the end of the program, students should be able to develop a comprehensive business plan, which includes a well-constructed financial and marketing component.

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Accreditation

Accreditation & Disclosure

Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA.

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Everyone at Herzing wants you to succeed and do your best. All of my teachers were supportive and helpful and my academic advisors assisted me throughout my educational journey. If there was ever anything that I didn’t understand, my teachers were available to help me in every way possible until I understood.
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