Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship
B.S. in entrepreneurship; minor
Entrepreneurship powers the American and global economies and is all about vision, change and innovation. With K-State's entrepreneurship program, you’ll develop an entrepreneurial mindset including skills such as critical thinking, working in ambiguity, creative problem solving, and effective communication.
K-State's entrepreneurship bachelor's degree is part of the College of Business Administration, which is among an elite 10 percent of business schools in the nation to hold accreditation by the Association Advance Collegiate Schools of Business for all of its programs.
The state-of-the-art Business Building provides the perfect atmosphere for collaboration and relaxed learning.
The K-State difference
The Kansas State University Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship has received the Emerging Program Award from the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship, as well as the Emerging Center Award by the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers.
The center provides many opportunities for students to gain hands-on learning experiences. You will have access to competitions, office space and resources to advance in your career preparation.
Did you know?
$20,000 in prizes are awarded to student start ups each semester through the K-State Launch competition.
What classes will I take in the entrepreneurship program?
Students entering the College of Business Administration enroll in the Business Administration Pre-Professions Program, or BAPP, until they meet the requirements for their chosen major. The curriculum is designed to provide breadth and depth throughout the entire educational experience, with business courses beginning the first semester.
Once in the entrepreneurship program, you will take classes including:
- Technology and Innovation Management
- Innovation in Organizations
- Finance for Entrepreneurs
- Entrepreneurial Consulting
How can I continue my education?
What can I do with an entrepreneurship degree?
Entrepreneurs develop their ideas from the ground up, eventually implementing them into a new business or social venture. They can identify, research and analyze potential markets to enhance value and profitability, as well as understand how to minimize risk in new ventures. Career options are varied, and include:
- Traditional, for-profit entrepreneurship
- Corporate entrepreneurship
- Business coach
- Commercial banker
- Small business development specialist
- Venture capitalist
The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process
Additional K-State opportunities
At a public research university like K-State, you'll have direct access to research opportunities from the start. K-State undergraduates have studied sustainable energy, cancer cells, musical lyrics and many other topics alongside nationally renowned faculty at K-State's 90-plus research centers.
Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!
Whether you are interested in a career in human or animal health, K-State is a great place to start the journey toward becoming a healthcare professional. You will have a dedicated health professions advisor who will help you navigate the professional school application process for your chosen healthcare field.
Did you know that K-State pre-law students are accepted into law school at a rate substantially exceeding the national average? In preparing for law school, you will work with a dedicated pre-law advisor and select the major of your choice in any department in any college within the university.