Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship
Be your own boss when you earn your IACBE-accredited entrepreneurship degree online from Ashford University. As an emerging entrepreneur, this unique online degree program will help you to harness opportunities and build a successful business. This degree in entrepreneurship will provide you with the many fundamental entrepreneurship skills that are needed in order to get a business started. Many individuals and new entrepreneurs end up failing due to the lack of planning, skill, and fundamental knowledge of how to get a business off the ground. Pursue an online degree that can help you acquire these skills, and allow you to put your entrepreneurial spirit into action. Scholarship opportunities are available to those who seek financial assistance. Additional business 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 online bachelor's degree in entrepreneurship shows you how to harness opportunities and build a successful business from the ground up. Upon completion of this entrepreneurship degree online, 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 online entrepreneurship degree courses train you in the skills you need to innovate, create and develop business plans, raise venture capital, and manage a small business. You will be exposed to core business management practices that can be carried with you across many different business industries. Depending on your entrepreneurial goals, you can have the opportunity to also add a specialization to your entrepreneurship 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 online. A specialization consists of four (4), three (3) credit courses. Choose from the following specialization:
Entrepreneurship Degree Online
“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 bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship. In this video, Dr. Zobisch reveals the skills entrepreneurs need and explains how a degree in entrepreneurship prepares students for success.
Careers in Entrepreneurship
When you complete your online bachelor’s in entrepreneurship, you will be prepared for a career in which a broad background and general knowledge in the field of business are requirements. Take a look at your potential entrepreneurship career options below.
The Bachelor of Arts in Entrepreneurship degree is IACBE accredited.
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Is an Entrepreneurship Degree Online Right for You?
Your experience and education will increase the opportunities that you will have for specific positions in the business industry. With an entrepreneurship degree, you will also have the opportunity to explore different ventures in a number of industries. You can start your own business endeavor or become an independent consultant and support an enterprise level business. Online entrepreneurship degree graduates must be able to remain flexible under the pressure, solve diverse problems, and be influential leaders who can lead their teams to success.