Are you an ambitious risk-taker passionate about bringing your business ideas to the marketplace? Then welcome to the Entrepreneurship Center at Ball State University, a leader in entrepreneurship education since 1983 consistently recognized as one of the best programs in the country. As a student, you will be challenged by our dynamic coursework, apply your knowledge in real-world settings, and learn under the direction of our faculty of entrepreneurship professionals.
Our undergraduate degree in entrepreneurial management is one of the most challenging on campus and among the most rigorous entrepreneurship programs in the country. It was named the National Model Undergraduate Program at the 2013 U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) conference. Over the course of two years, you will develop a real-life business plan for a new venture and ultimately defend it in front of a panel of business professionals—all with your graduation on the line. Learn more.
Our minor in entrepreneurial management will prepare you to recognize, seize, and bring business opportunities to the marketplace. Designed for both business and non-business majors, this minor includes a capstone course where you will participate in a business consulting project tackling real-world problems. Learn more.
Our MBA concentration in entrepreneurship will prepare you for the exciting world of entrepreneurship—whether that means launching your own venture or championing change in existing organizations. You will learn how to discover, assess, and strategize around entrepreneurial opportunities. Learn more.