For creative and innovative individuals who are looking to function as entrepreneurs in their own business or in creative roles within organizations, Grand Canyon University offers a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurial Studies program. Entrepreneurship is not just about starting a new business, but rather about recognizing opportunity and leading an organization to pursue it. The BS in Entrepreneurial Studies degree is built on the principles of personal integrity, values and innovation, and addresses key business areas including servant leadership, innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.
The BS in Entrepreneurial Studies degree explores the development of business plans, including the preparation of financial packages and the evaluation of opportunities, risks and problems associated with business development. Coursework also examines the importance of creating innovative work environments in small-, medium- and large-scale organizations in order to ensure the long-term competitiveness of the firm. Innovation is explored from the perspectives of product development, internal process improvement and strategic shifts. In addition, there is a focus on the growth of crowd funding and angel/venture capital market and the advantages and risks associated with each funding source.
Upon completing the BS in Entrepreneurial Studies degree, many graduates opt to further their education. GCU offers a variety of master's degrees in business including an MBA and a Master of Science in Leadership.
This program is offered in the following formats or locations:
Enjoy Grand Canyon University\'s traditional campus experience. As of fall 2014, our 179-acre campus serves a growing student population of approximately 11,000. New modern classrooms, suite-style residence halls, popular dining options, resort-style swimming pools and a focus on creating a rich student life make GCU a top choice for high school graduates and transfer students.
The dynamic capabilities of GCUs online curriculum offer considerable flexibility and convenience for career oriented professionals who are pursuing their educational goals. Full time faculty members, equipped with strong academic backgrounds and practical experience in their fields, support you every step of the way. Our small class sizes provide an intimate environment that stimulates engaging and challenging discussions. Classes begin frequently.
* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.