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Hear about this degree and why it could be a good fit for you — in the words of W. P. Carey entrepreneurship students, alumni, and faculty.

Business entrepreneurship
Business degree

Business entrepreneurship

Whether you’re starting up a new venture or leading established companies, entrepreneurship challenges you to see opportunities, take action, ignite change, and make an impact. The W. P. Carey degree in business entrepreneurship prepares you to innovate within a business or launch one of your own, with a strong foundation in strategic planning and analysis, organizational design, product and business model innovation, collaboration, leadership, communication, and team building.

Business entrepreneurship courses

As a business entrepreneurship student, you’ll learn to identify market opportunities and strategically execute innovative solutions through courses like:

  • Business Law and Ethics for Managers
  • Business Model Development
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Writing
  • Collaborative Team Skills
  • Consulting Projects
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurial Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship and Value Creation
  • Fundamentals of Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Global Supply Operations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Leading Organizations
  • Lean Launch
  • Marketing and Business Performance
  • Negotiations
  • Organization and Management Leadership
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Principles of International Business
  • Public Speaking
  • Uses of Accounting Information
  • Venture Capital Experience

Customize your experience 

ASU is an entrepreneurial institution, with tons of dedicated resources and programs for student entrepreneurs. E+I @ W. P. Carey is your hub for entrepreneurship resources across ASU, connecting you with a range of opportunities designed to help you launch your own startup company:

  • Collaborative workspaces and courses engaging students across ASU
  • Accelerator programs like the Edson Student Entrepreneurship Initiative
  • Internships and applied projects with leading entrepreneurs
  • Meaningful innovation experiences through Changemaker Central
  • Structured workshops, seminars, and competitions for seed funding

You’ll have additional chances to apply and diversify your skills through undergraduate research, targeted career programs, and 35+ business clubs and organizations — including a number of interdisciplinary groups focused on entrepreneurship and innovation.

Careers in business entrepreneurship

Beyond launching your own business, the business entrepreneurship degree can prepare you for any of the following careers. W. P. Carey entrepreneurship graduates have launched startup ventures at a much higher rate than those from other ASU majors. Our graduates are also highly successful innovators within corporate environments.

Career Growth* Median Salary*

*Data obtained from the Occupational Information network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

  •  Bright Outlook
  •  Green Occupation
Administrative Services Managers 12.47% $81,080
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 15.12% $73,660
Chief Executives   $168,140
Chief Sustainability Officers     $168,140
Compliance Managers   7.32% $100,890
Construction Managers   17.21% $82,790
General and Operations Managers     $95,440
Industrial Production Managers     $89,190
Investment Fund Managers 7.32% $100,890
Loss Prevention Managers 7.32% $100,890
Management Analysts 23.87% $78,600
Regulatory Affairs Managers   7.32% $100,890
Sales Managers 14.95% $105,260
Security Managers 7.32% $100,890
Storage and Distribution Managers   $81,830
Supply Chain Managers   7.32% $100,890
Transportation Managers   $81,830
Wind Energy Operations Managers   7.32% $100,890
Wind Energy Project Managers   7.32% $100,890

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A major map outlines a major’s critical requirements, elective and required courses, and optimal course sequencing to help you stay on the right track to graduation.

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Application requirements 

All students are required to meet general university and W. P. Carey admission requirements.

First-year student | Transfer | International | Readmission

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