Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship Careers Overview
Learning from experiential methods and real-life small business management and entrepreneurship case studies, you'll develop the business acumen and technical expertise needed to launch a new enterprise, take over an existing business, or be the one employee who can make a difference to the future of the company. Regardless of your path, you can thrive in a creative, innovative, and flexible environment in which every day will bring new challenges and opportunities for success.
When you earn your bachelor's degree in Business Administration from DeVry University with a major in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship, you'll be prepared to launch new enterprises, assume responsibility for existing businesses, or work as a manager in others' organizations. With a title such as business owner, franchisee, or store manager, your responsibilities could include:
- Creating and implementing new business plans
- Managing staff, payroll, and benefits
- Securing financial resources for initial funding or expansion activities
- Identifying and exploring new opportunities
Small business management and entrepreneurship careers can be found in nearly every industry, including:
- Web site development
- Real estate
DeVry University graduates in Business Administration with a major in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship will be prepared for careers in areas such as:
- Small business financial accounting
- Internet marketing and sales
- Customer relations
- New business development
For related career paths, see all degree programs offered by the College of Business & Management.
DeVry Career Advantage
DeVry University helps prepare you to advance in your chosen career. In 2013, 90% of DeVry University graduates actively seeking employment obtained careers in their field within six months of graduation, or were already employed in their field when they graduated.
1 Based on self-reported data from bachelor’s and associate degree graduates. Does not include graduates not actively seeking employment, as determined by DeVry University Career Services, or graduates who did not report data on employment status to DeVry University Career Services.