Online MBA in Entrepreneurship
Master of Business Administration - Entrepreneurship
If you are interested in studying how to start your own business or small business consulting—consider Colorado Technical University’s Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. Explore how to start a new business through the rigorous the entrepreneurial process. Our MBA-Entrepreneurship program is designed to guide you through building your portfolio to a final business plan and launch strategy—offering you practical and real-world knowledge.
In this concentration, which builds upon the MBA core, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your business plan. If you are considering applying, you should already have a concept of a business you want to start, have started an entrepreneurial venture, or be a business consultant who wants to support small businesses in their entrepreneurial goals. As an exciting capstone to your degree, you’ll have the opportunity to present your finalized business plan to an investor or entrepreneur for feedback.
The MBA in Entrepreneurship:
- Is programmatically accredited by ACBSP
- Is designed to align with the National Business Education Association (NBEA)
- Features select courses eligible for intellipath®, our proprietary learning application, which you can use to customize coursework to suit your knowledge level
- Can be completed in as little as 12 months1
- Is ranked among the Best Online MBA Programs by U.S. News and World Report for the seventh year in a row*
CTU aims to make it easy to manage your education with your smartphone or tablet anytime, anywhere with CTU Mobile. Our online and mobile-friendly classes run 5 weeks long and you can choose from 9 start dates a year.
* CTU programs are ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Online Programs.
Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
- May 24, 2022
- June 28, 2022
- August 09, 2022
- Colorado Springs
- Denver South
Online MBA in Entrepreneurship Program Details
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The Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship (MBA-ENTR) is a 48-credit hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado campuses. The program consists of 32 credit hours devoted to the business administration core and 16 credit hours for the entrepreneurship concentration.
The MBA in Entrepreneurship degree program is designed to provide a rigorous immersion into the entrepreneurial process, exploring both entrepreneurship theory and practice. The program is designed to examine the challenges of developing and operating small firms; achieving business growth; securing funding and managing a budget; and problem-solving approach with emphasis on case studies and plans for new start-up ventures.
This program does not lead to additional licensure or certification. As such, CTU has made no determination regarding prerequisites for licensure or certification in any state or jurisdiction.
The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours ACCT614 Applied Managerial Accounting 4 ECON616 Applied Managerial Economics 4 MGMT690 Strategic Management in Dynamic Environments 4 FINC615 Applied Managerial Finance 4 INTD670 Leadership and Ethical Decision-Making 4 MGMT600 Applied Managerial Decision-Making 4 HRMT620 Strategic Human Capital Management 4 MKTG630 Applied Managerial Marketing 4 Total Credit Hours: 32
Course Title Course Description Credit Hours ENTR605 Integrated Marketing for Entrepreneurs 4 ENTR610 Entrepreneurial Strategy, Planning & Leadership 4 ENTR615 Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship: Skills for Success 4 ENTR630 Entrepreneurial Business Planning Capstone 4 Total Credit Hours: 16
Total Credit Hours: 48
Accreditations and Alignments
The MBA degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
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Admission RequirementsMBA Foundation Requirements
The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is built upon the expectation that students will enter the program with a solid business background to succeed in some of the core MBA courses. Therefore the MBA requires students to have prior foundational knowledge in all core business disciplines to be successful. Students entering in the MBA program without an undergraduate degree in business will be required to successfully complete two MBA foundation courses (MGMT502 and MGMT503) covering the following areas of business: accounting; economics; finance; marketing; statistics; management; business law; ethics; business policy; business strategy; information technology; operations management; and global leadership.
If the student can show evidence of a GMAT score of 500 or above the foundation requirements may be waived. Students continuing from any of CTU’s non-business bachelor programs must complete the MBA Foundation Requirements. The foundation courses are also available to students with an undergraduate business degree who wish to refresh their knowledge in these subject areas. MBA foundation courses must be completed prior to respective MBA required courses that hold MGMT502 or MGMT503 as a prerequisite. Students must successfully complete and pass MGMT502 and MGMT503 prior to the end of the first quarter. Students who do not meet the MBA foundation requirements will be withdrawn, canceled or transferred from the MBA program. Students must be able to exhibit proficiency by successfully completing the foundation course with a minimum 70% passing score. If after 5 attempts (applies to each course separately) students do not pass the foundation course, students are encouraged to work with the Student Advising department if they have questions regarding these foundation courses, timeframes for completion, or for alternative programs of study as needed.
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1 As a master’s degree program, this program is designed as an 18-month program; however; many factors will impact your time to completion, including course loads, proficiency and/or transfer credits and breaks. Students who take 1-2 classes per session, may complete the program in as little as 12 months.