Start your own business
If your goal is to become a creatively minded businessperson that can recognize and act on unique opportunities, then an entrepreneurship degree is right for you. As an entrepreneurship major, you will gain a solid understanding in the many facets of business, including raising capital, valuing your business, negotiation and much more.
You'll study with professors who have personal experience in the business world as entrepreneurs themselves. They’ll introduce guests from the local business community to speak, act as guest teachers and provide student projects that affect real-life business decisions. All of which you'll need to start a business of your own.
What you’ll learn in the entrepreneurship program
- Management, finance, business strategy and marketing
- Raising capital, valuing your business and negotiation
- Marketing campaign creation, mergers and acquisitions
Learning doesn’t get more innovative than this.
At Lynn University, we embrace technology by encouraging our students to engage with course content through iPads, and our professors can develop custom course materials.
As an entrepreneurship major, you will study both core curriculum classes and entrepreneurship classes. That means you can learn the topics you are most interested in beginning in your first year.
BUS 308 Corporate Entrepreneurship
Explore the emerging practice of corporate entrepreneurship, also called intrapreneurship. Look at companies that successfully practice intrapreneurship; relate intrapreneurship to other functions such as corporate venturing, new product development, research and development, and career development; and provide an intrapreneurial toolset.
BUS 375 Creativity and Innovation
Review state-of-the-art theoretical and applied models of creativity and innovation as they apply to individuals, groups, organizations and historical periods and cultures. Explore various perspectives to ground our understanding of creativity and innovation. View the creative process and its complexity using case studies and other examples.
Study accepted explanations of entrepreneurial success, contrast them with cases from current business experiences, and provide a framework in which students can expand their understanding of risks, rewards, and the theory and practice of developing, introducing, and leading innovative practices.
Graduates must complete a total of 120 credits.
Entrepreneurship degree careers
Your new degree will give you access to many careers and opportunities, including:
- Business founder
- Family business manager
- Mid- to large-size business manager/supervisor
You may also choose to continue your career as a student and pursue an MBA in entrepreneurial management or another area of business.
Our alumni have started
such impressive companies as:
- Taylored Athletes Inc. in Boca Raton, Florida
- Raw Denim Boutique in Atlanta, Georgia
- Mediascend Inc. in Pompano Beach, Florida
- CMP Appraisals & Consulting Inc. in Brooklyn, New York
- Silver Global Manufacturing in Waco, Texas