This area of study helps students actualize their entrepreneurial ideas, including how to develop and finance new ventures.

Students must complete ENT 6016 New Venture Formation/Technology Venture Strategies and two additional elective courses from the list below to earn a specialization.

  • ENT 6016 New Venture Formation (required)
  • ENT 6116 Business Plan Development
  • ENT 6186 Strategic Market Assessment (cross listed with EIN 6935)
  • ENT 6415 Fundamentals of Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • ENT 6606 New Product Development
  • ENT 6947 Advanced Topics in Applied Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 6126 Strategic Entrepreneurship (cross listed with EIN 6936)
  • ENT 6930 Global Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 6930 Social Entrepreneurship
  • ENT 6930 Exit Strategies
  • Other elective as approved by MBA Advisor

Certificate Option

Students also have the option to earn a Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship. In order to earn this certificate, students should apply to the certificate by going to and should complete the following 4 courses:

  • ENT 6186 Strategic Market Assessments OR EIN 6935 (cross listed)
  • ENT 6016 New Venture Formation OR EIN 6935 Technologies Venture Strategies (cross listed)
  • ENT 6116 Business Plan Development OR EIN 6324 Technical Entrepreneurship (cross listed)
  • ENT 6415 Venture Capital & Private Equity in Entrepreneurship OR EIN 6934 (cross listed)