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Graduates with our MBA Entrepreneurship Specialization may consider, but are not limited to, the following careers:
Online Services Manager
Owner, E Commerce Company
Core Degree Courses
|ACCT503||Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis|
|MGMT5912||Leadership and Organizational Behavior|
|MIS5403||Innovation Through Technology|
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|HRM591||Strategic Human Resource Management|
|HRM587||Managing Organizational Change|
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|INTL5002||Global Perspectives for International Business|
|HRM584||Managing International Human Resources|
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|MGMT520||Legal, Political and Ethical Dimensions of Business|
|ENTR5102||Entrepreneurship and New Ventures|
|ENTR5302||Venture Finance and Due Diligence|
General Degree Courses
|ACCT5002,3||Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics|
|MATH5343||Applied Managerial Statistics|
|MGMT5013||Organizational Structures and Business Processes|
2Earn your master’s and get a graduate certificate along the way. These six courses make up the Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate, which is embedded in this program, allowing you to leave with two credentials in one.
3Students who hold an undergraduate business degree, a technology degree or a degree with a technology specialization may be eligible to waive up to three courses (nine credit hours). Students with undergraduate degrees in other disciplines may also be eligible to waive select courses upon review of their undergraduate transcript. Course waiver availability varies by location. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.
FAQs: MBA in Entrepreneurship
What is an MBA in Entrepreneurship?
An MBA in Entrepreneurship is a type of graduate business degree that teaches you how to start your own business while also helping you develop high-level business administration skills.
Is it hard to earn an MBA in Entrepreneurship?
How challenging a subject can depend on the individual, but in general, earning an MBA in Entrepreneurship should be no more difficult than earning any other MBA degree. Those who study hard and put in the appropriate amount of time and effort should be fully capable of completing the course expectations and effectively growing their skillset.
How long does it take to earn an MBA in Entrepreneurship?
Depending on the school, the program and whether you choose a full- or part-time schedule, an MBA degree can take anywhere between two and four years to complete. At DeVry, you can earn your Master's Degree in Business Administration with a Specialization in Entrepreneurship in as little as 2 years + 8 months**—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.
Do you need an MBA to be an entrepreneur?
No, you do not need an MBA in order to become an entrepreneur, though it can help. Because an entrepreneur works for themselves, you can become one with any level of education. However, the skills you learn during an MBA in Entrepreneurship program can help you understand what it takes to successfully start and run a business, including skills such as marketing, budgeting, project management and more.
Is entrepreneurship a good career to get into?
That depends on you! Entrepreneurship has the potential to be a rewarding career path for those with ambition and perseverance. Beyond the possible financial outcomes, an entrepreneur can enjoy other perks such as setting their own schedule, independence and personal growth which are some of the key reasons people choose to start their own businesses.