Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship
Be your own boss when you earn your IACBE accredited Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship degree online from Ashford University. As an emerging entrepreneur, this unique degree program will help you to harness opportunities and build a successful business. Scholarship opportunities are available. Scholarships are also available.
What you will learn
Business is inherently entrepreneurial in nature. But the knowledge that an entrepreneur requires is distinct from that of other business managers. The Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship degree shows you how to harness opportunities and build a successful business from the ground up. Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship degree program, you will be able to:
- Assess the risks involved in an entrepreneurial venture
- Analyze the impact of the political, legal and ethical environment on entrepreneurial ventures
- Analyze emerging issues facing emerging businesses in competitive markets
- Integrate the functional areas of business in the strategic planning process
- Construct a business plan for an entrepreneurial venture
Your Courses in Entrepreneurship
Your courses train you in the skills you need to innovate, create and develop business plans, raise venture capital, and manage a small business. You can also add a specialization to your degree to provide further focus to your studies.
To help students acclimate to the online classroom, you may be required to complete Introductory Course requirements. Learn more about Introductory Courses.
Major Course Requirements (45 credits, all courses are 3 credits.)
Specializations in Entrepreneurship
You may choose to delve into other areas of entrepreneurship when you add a specialization to your entrepreneurship degree program. A specialization consists of four (4) , three (3) credit courses. Choose from the following specialization:
BA in Entrepreneurship
“So many new businesses…will fail just from a lack of planning or a lack of skill or a lack of just fundamental knowledge,” says Dr. Paula Zobisch, Chair of the BA in Entrepreneurship program. In this video, Dr. Zobisch reveals the skills entrepreneurs need and explains how the BA in Entrepreneurship prepares students for success.
Careers in Entrepreneurship
When you complete your Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship degree, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background and general knowledge in the field of are requirements. Take a look at your potential career options.
The Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship degree is IACBE accredited.