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Online Entrepreneurship
Bachelor's Degree Program

36 Mo.

Program length


Online

Format

122

Credits


$446

Cost Per Credit

Learn how to start a business with a degree in entrepreneurship

AccreditationIACBE accredited,1 Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
Transfer creditUp to 91 approved credits
SkillsBuild analytical, problem solving, management and leadership skills
CareersEarn dual credit towards an MBA degree program
Waived enrollment fee Classes start January 9th
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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.

Classes Start January 9th

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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.  

ProgramMonthsiCredits
Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship36122
i. 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  3.00 semester credit hours

or  3.00 semester credit hours

or  Semester Credit Hours: 3.00 or  3.00 semester credit hours

Required Courses in Entrepreneurship

All courses, 33.00 semester credit hours, are required.

Business Elective Courses

A minimum of 3.00 semester credit hours is required. Students may take any business, accounting, human resources, or economics course. Students who are qualified to take dual-credit courses may also take approved graduate courses.

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.

Tuition & Cost

Tuition & Cost

When you accept the 10% tuition discount from our Financial Commitment Scholarship, the cost of tuition for the Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship program is $446 per credit.1

You can potentially earn even greater savings by transferring credit from prior college coursework, applying for financial aid, or potential partnership opportunities through your employer.

Our goal is your career advancement. That’s why we are always working to improve our curriculum and processes to make our program as affordable as possible while preparing you best for success in your work.

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 Scholarships & Financial Aid

You may be eligible for multiple scholarships and grants, both through Herzing University and several national scholarship websites.

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 Military/Veteran Discounts

Veterans, Active Duty U.S. Servicemembers, and spouses may qualify for a 10% tuition discount or tuition reduction to $250 per credit.

VA/Military benefits 

i. Financial Commitment Scholarship eligibility requirements: Recommended that students limit student loan borrowing to only what is needed to cover the cost of tuition and fees. Students may borrow up to $2,000 in student loans in excess of tuition and fees to cover their cost of attendance and retain eligibility for this scholarship. Excess loan eligibility dependent on individual student situation.

Requirements

Entrepreneurship bachelor’s degree program enrollment requirements

Prerequisites to enroll in the Herzing University Entrepreneurship bachelor’s degree program include:

  • Completed high school diploma, GED or equivalent
  • Meet and interview with a Herzing University admissions advisor
  • Complete an enrollment application

Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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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

 

Classes Start January 9th

Waived Enrollment Fee
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:

 

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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

 

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
 

 

 

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.

 

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.

Yes, the Herzing University business program is accredited.

The Business Division at 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. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page.

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.

 

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.

 

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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

1. The Business Division at Herzing University has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE) located at 11960 Quivira Road in Overland Park, Kansas, USA. For a list of accredited programs please refer to our IACBE member status page.

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Herzing University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Eligible states for enrollment: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

After graduating with my associate’s degree in medical office administration, I received several job offers. However, I decided to pursue a different passion and continue my education at Herzing with an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice. Today, I’m the owner of Daden Investigative Services in St. Louis, where I work as a licensed private investigator. Thank you, Herzing, for helping me jumpstart my career!

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The program has an automatic transfer of credits, and allows you to transfer up to additional credits.

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The program allows you to transfer up to credit hours.

  Transfer Credit Hours
Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship Online Campus
Tuition
Cost per Credit$495.00
Base Tuition$60,390.00
Savings from Transfer Credits (91 x $495.00 )(-$45,045.00)
Estimated Tuition Cost*$15,345.00
Fees
One-time Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Program Fee$0.00
Per-semester Learner Resource Fee$490.00
Estimated Total Fee*$1,470.00
Total Semesters 1
RequiredNeeded
93
Total Credits
RequiredNeeded
12231
Estimated Cost 2
Base CostYour Cost
$64,800.00$16,815.00
Estimated Savings*
$47,985.00

Available Scholarships

Who Can Apply

Recipients and the amounts of the scholarships vary.

Requirements

Scholarship recipients, amounts, and terms and conditions are determined by Herzing University and its donors and are subject to change. An endowment is an amount of money (fund) that is given to the University with a stipulation that the funds are invested to earn annual interest rather than spent immediately. Students and alumni can learn more through the following channels: email give@herzing.edu, call (262) 735-6189, or visit https://www.herzing.edu/make-donation-herzing-university.

Who Can Apply

Any student in a degree-seeking program that makes on-time, out of pocket payments toward tuition and fee expenses.

Requirements

The amount of the payments made that exceed the amount of excess loan funding received will be used to calculate total award. Eligible students must make on-time payments, according to a predetermined payment plan. Restrictions may vary.

  • Matching percentage is based on student’s EFC at the time of application.
  • Student’s with a Pell eligible EFC will receive a 100% match
  • Students will non-Pell eligible EFC will receive 50% match
  • Students who do no complete the FAFSA will automatically qualify for the 50% match.
Who Can Apply

Students enrolled in the following undergraduate and diploma programs:

  • Business; Criminal Justice; Dental Hygiene Bridge; Dental Assisting; EMT-Paramedic Associates Degree Program, Healthcare Administration; Health Information Management; Insurance Billing and Coding; Legal Studies; Medical Assisting; Medical Billing; Medical Office Administration; Sterile Processing; Surgical Technology
  • Students enrolled in Graduate and Post Master’s Certificate Business Programs

Continuing students may contact a Financial Aid Advisor to confirm eligibility

Requirements

Recommended that students limit student loan borrowing to only what is needed to cover the cost of tuition and fees. Students may borrow up to $2,000* in student loans in excess of tuition and fees to cover their cost of attendance and retain eligibility for this scholarship. *Excess loan eligibility dependent on individual student situation.

Who Can Apply

Available to applicants in any program that demonstrate a financial need, who are unable to cover cost of attendance with alternative resources

Requirements

Must show financial need and are unable to cover cost of attendance with alternative resources

Who Can Apply

Available to undergraduate students enrolled in an Associates or Bachelor’s degree that are on the Dean’s or President’s list

Requirements

Eligible Applicants must:

  1. Submit an application by the required deadline for applicable semester answering the following questions in paragraph form/essay format, bulleted outline, video submission, or other creative means.
    • What are your proudest achievements during this semester? (Examples: community service, campus involvement, family life, charity work, major improvement to grades, etc.)
    • What obstacles did you have to overcome to achieve your academic success this semester?
  2. Not have received any HU Strive Scholarship in any enrollment. If an applicant is not selected during a semester, they may reapply by submitting a new application in subsequent semesters for as long as they remain on the Dean’s or President’s list

The application must be submitted through Canvas by the end of the A Term immediately following the semester when the Dean’s or President’s list was earned.

Who Can Apply

Available to Herzing graduates who have re-enrolled in a higher-level degree

Requirements

Alumni may qualify as many times as they re-enroll in a higher-level degree

Who Can Apply

Employees of a business participating in the Herzing Partnerships Program

Requirements
  • Documentation showing proof of employment is required
  • Recipients must be packaged at direct cost (receiving financial aid for tuition and fees only)
Who Can Apply

Herzing is excited to award this scholarship during the season on giving. This scholarship is available to new, current, or re-enrolled student applicants.

Requirements

Must maintain continuous enrollment and submit online form. Recipients are chosen at random. For more information, please contact your Financial Advisor.


Questions?

Reach out to a member of the Financial Aid team at the Online campus:

Financial Aid Team
(866) 508-0748
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Actual semesters to complete are dependent upon university approved transfer credits and program mapping.

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Estimated program length, estimated number of semesters, and estimated program shown above are standard by program for each student based on: a student taking a full-time course load each semester, the student not having any transfer credits (from previous Herzing experiences or from other post-secondary institutions), and successful completion of each course.

Current tuition rates for Nursing programs are effective through the Summer 2022 semester, and tuition rates for all non-Nursing programs are effective through the Fall 2022 semester.