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Your Dream Startup Awaits
You have big ideas, a big work ethic, and big motivation. Combine those qualities with a degree in entrepreneurship from AUM and reap the rewards!
The value of this innovative degree program is its combination of classes, group projects, mentorship from business-savvy professors, industry opportunities, and community resources. Upon graduating, the result is that you are positioned for business ownership. You can then put this set of knowledge and skills to work by:
In this degree program, you will learn the general foundations of business, but with a special focus on entrepreneurship. Hands-on training in market behaviors, staff management, and risk analysis will provide the framework you need for success. You’ll learn how to develop and implement a business plan, then hone your skills at conferences, pitch competitions, and chamber of commerce events. You’ll become part of a network of successful entrepreneurs in the River Region.
When is the right time to start your business? With your degree from AUM, you’ll know the answer. You’ll be ready to create the conditions that make it possible for your dream to come true.
The Know How
What you will know with an Entrepreneurship degree from AUM
Know how to cultivate your entrepreneur spirit! You bear the most risk but enjoy the most rewards.
Know how to meet the needs of society by using fair business strategies for building a strong, safe community.
Know how to design a business model, for example, that introduces products that provide real-world environmental solutions.
Know how to develop a strategic vision, empower others, and never compromise your character.
Points of Pride
Customize Your Degree
Rewarding Occupations and Job Growth
With a degree at AUM, you’ll possess foundational business skills that will make you more competitive. You’ll be ready to launch your business while attracting lenders, collaborators and investors who have greater confidence in entrepreneurs with a formal education.
Failing is part of entrepreneurship; it’s how you recover and grow from that failure that determines your success. We’ll help foster your entrepreneurial spirit so you can take risks with knowledge and confidence.
Is a Degree in Entrepreneurship right for me?
With this bachelor’s degree as your educational foundation, you have many career possibilities.
|Career/Job Title||Entry-level Education||Job Growth 2020-2030||Annual Median Salary|
|Executive Manager||Bachelor’s Degree||8% (As fast as average)||$107,680|
|Social Media/ Public Relations Manager||Bachelor’s Degree||13% (Faster than average)||$118,430|
|Mobile App Developer||Bachelor’s Degree||22% (Much faster than average)||$110,140|
|Management Analyst||Bachelor’s Degree||14% (Faster than average)||$87,660|
|Logistician||Bachelor’s Degree||30% (Much faster than average)||$76,270|
Note: Salaries vary depending on several factors including your level of experience, education, training, demographics, and industry. Here is a sampling of the future job growth and salaries according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
College of Business
Begin your study in the College of Business with a strong foundation. Then customize your degree with intensive courses in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Finance, Information Systems, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing or General Business. All degrees offered by the College of Business have achieved business accreditation by AACSB-International, the most prestigious business school accrediting body. In addition to a B.S. in Accounting, you will graduate with an AACSB accreditation. Only 1 percent of schools worldwide hold this special accreditation.
Official Name of the Entrepreneurship Degree
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a specialization in Entrepreneurship
This degree requires students to meet on campus. Students in these courses enroll in a program to connect in a campus setting and to collaborate using a variety of technological and educational tools. Professors play an inspirational role in building relationships among teams and individuals in this setting. The criteria for many programs can only be met with In-Class coursework. Be sure to check with your advisor to understand the best route to take.
To complete this degree concentration, you will need to complete courses in the university core, business, and electives. Contact the Department of Business Administration for a current listing of courses required to complete this program.
The course listings below are only a few of the classes this concentration requires. For a full review of this program in detail, please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor.
|Course Number||Course Name||What you will know…|
|BUSN 4000||Creativity and Innovation||Creativity kills the competition. Know how to facilitate and manage creativity in the workplace and thrive in the marketplace.|
|MKTG 4410||Buyer Behavior||Know what your buyer will and will not do. Know how to promote a product using advertising and marketing strategies.|
|HRSM 3150||Human Resource Management||Know how to plan, train, and care for your employees. Know the labor, safety, and compensation regulations to manage your team effectively.|