Major in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Become an entrepreneur • Learn to innovate • Impact the world

Entrepreneurship is where every company starts. JBU will prepare you to take risks. 

In the entrepreneurship major, you will learn to take risks for the sake of innovation and accept setbacks
as motivation to keep trying. At JBU you will practice identifying opportunities, designing models,
creating prototypes, and pitching to customers. Your time at JBU will prepare you to be a passionate creator
in the fast-paced world of entrepreneurship.

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Entrepreneurship at JBU - you'll get to: 

Collaborate with Others

Entrepreneurs wear many hats, and they must learn to collaborate with engineers, web designers, lawyers, etc.. Entrepreneurs may be in the trenches one day and a boardroom the next.

Impact the Community

According to the Small Business Administration, startups account for 99.7% of all U.S. employers and 54% of all sales come from these small companies. Entrepreneurs identify problems and design business models that create jobs and impact people.

Practice Grit

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 50% of startups fail within the first five years. As Angela Duckworth stated, grit may be the single most important factor in a person’s long-term success. Entrepreneurs embrace failure and build resilience.

Experience Hands-On Learning

Entrepreneurs and innovators constantly build and test their ideas with prospective customers. JBU’s entrepreneurship program is designed to equip students with the hands-on skills necessary to launch their product, service, or idea.

Work Anywhere

Fortune magazine states that 80% of the S&P 500 cite innovation as a corporate value. This program prepares students to create their own companies or to work for a well-established firm.

Need More Reasons?

If you need even more reasons to study entrepreneurship & innovation at JBU, visit the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program Details page.

All JBU business programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is an accrediting organization dedicated to improving the quality of business schools and programs around the world, and ultimately to improving the practice of business in every industry around the world. Member institutions adhere to the highest standards and focus on student learning outcomes, providing the kind of education that is relevant to the marketplace.

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