Jessup Online’s BS in Business – Entrepreneurship will prepare you for management and leadership careers in the exciting world of startups and self-owned companies. This interdisciplinary program combines the latest business approaches and theory with hands-on experience. The curriculum is focused on developing a business concept, pitching to investors, and creating solutions to common challenges that business leaders face.
Christian principles are integrated throughout the program so that you learn to practice ethical, biblical entrepreneurship. The entrepreneurship degree also includes an internship, giving you the opportunity to work with nonprofit or B-corporation groups and present your work to stakeholders. After graduation, you’ll have the skills to become a successful entrepreneur in your own business or an intrapreneur driving change as an employee.
When you earn your entrepreneurship degree online, you have the flexibility to study on your schedule while maintaining a balance between academic and professional commitments. Coursework features key topics like new venture finance, social entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior, as well as case studies that take an in-depth look at leadership in the modern business world. This comprehensive program includes a foundation of general business coursework along with a specialized study of entrepreneurship. You’ll also develop practical skills in areas like strategic management, international business, and economics that you can directly apply in the workplace.
By learning from expert faculty with years of business experience, you’ll graduate with skill sets you can apply to a variety of career paths in organizations of all types. Whether you’re planning to start your own business or advance in your current role, Jessup Online’s entrepreneurship degree is a valuable credential for ongoing success
Courses and Requirements
Jessup Online’s BS in Business – Entrepreneurship requires a total of 128 credit hours, including 38 credits in the business major and 12 credits of entrepreneurship electives. As a student, you’ll learn topics including organizational behavior, marketing, finance, and operations.
Central to each student’s course of study are the Foundational Studies, a core of classes that position students as leaders in their world. Jessup seeks to develop the whole person by developing skills in communication, quantitative reasoning, and critical thinking and by exposing students to a broad cross‐section of knowledge in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
The following courses are part of the requirement for this major and are recommended to fulfill general education requirements or must be taken as part of a student’s major elective courses.
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 241 Microeconomics 3 BUS 290 Business Statistics 3 BUS 302 Organizational Communication 3
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 101 Foundations in Business 3 BUS 140 Management and Organizational Behavior 3 BUS 210 Management Information Systems 3 BUS 240 Macroeconomics 3 BUS 245 Financial Accounting 3 BUS 246 Managerial Accounting 3 BUS 260 Business Law 3 BUS 320 Marketing 3 BUS 342 Financial Management 3 BUS 372 International Business 3 BUS 381 Operations Management 3 BUS 475 Business Internship 2-3 BUS 498 Strategic Management 3
Course Number Course Title Credits BUS 331 Social Entrepreneurship 3 BUS 388 Entrepreneurship 3 BUS 432 New Venture Finance 3 BUS 433 Managing and Growing New Ventures 3
Concentrations within the major have variable credit requirements; therefore, to meet the minimum standard of 128 credits for degree completion, free electives are adjusted according to the chosen concentration.
Submit your application. Be sure to include a copy of your undergrad transcript confirming at least a 2.0 GPA, if you have one. Otherwise, submit a copy of your high school transcript and ACT or SAT scores. Even though Jessup doesn’t require a minimum standardized test scores, test scores are considered during the decision process.
|Maximum Transfer Credits||90||$425||($38,250)|
|Total tuition with transfer credits: †||$16,150|
The tuition reflects the minimum time to completion. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at (844) 224-5483 or request more information.
* Tuition and fees are subject to change. Books and materials are not included and may cost up to an additional $5,500.
† Maximum transfer credit total includes reduction in technology fee as related to reduced number of courses over time.
Online students receive the same financial aid options as those attending classes on campus. Students receive a dedicated financial aid officer who will guide them through their available financial aid options. There are several grants, scholarships and loans available, and undergrad students are eligible for up to $12,500 per year in federal student loans.
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Undergrads also can receive up to $2,000 per year with the Church Partnership Grant, which is reserved for candidates who attend supporting churches. Additionally, California residents who are graduating from high school or those transferring from a community college may apply for the Cal Grant. The grant does not need to be repaid and is funded by the state of California.
Find out more about the grants and scholarships available.
Prospective students who are transferring can complete their degree in two years with a full workload and 60 units transferred. A maximum of 90 credits may be transferred per university policy, and credits may come from other regionally accredited institutions.
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Jessup proudly participates in the Yellow Ribbon Program to fully support our nation’s veterans. Veterans with 100-percent eligibility will have tuition costs and most fees completely covered. Additionally, up to $2,500 per year may be awarded to those who qualify for the U.S. Army Women’s Foundation Legacy Scholarship.
Learn more about Jessup’s military friendliness.
Jessup is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), the Association for Biblical Higher Education, and the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA).
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