Careers in Entrepreneurship

Plot Your Own Course

If a career in small business or entrepreneurship is what you’re after, DeVry University or its Keller School of Management can help to prepare you. 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, when you go after a career in entrepreneurship you can thrive in a creative, innovative and flexible environment in which every day will bring new challenges and opportunities for success.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Whether you know exactly where you're heading, or you're still planning your next steps, it all starts with a simple conversation. Let’s talk.

Professional Responsibilities

When you earn your degree with a specialization in small business management or entrepreneurship, you’ll be prepared to handle responsibilities such as:

  • 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
  • E-commerce
  • Retail
  • Manufacturing
  • Finance
  • Real estate
  • Insurance

Career Opportunities

DeVry and Keller graduates who focus on 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

Degree Programs