Developing Innovative Thinkers and Entrepreneurs

APU’s new Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship focuses on the creation of social and economic value and is designed to prepare students for the intricacies of planning, launching, and leading a new business, with a focus on creativity and innovation, new venture planning, entrepreneurial finance, and managing and growing a new business. Entrepreneurship majors learn how to shape entrepreneurial opportunities and assess financial and market feasibility.

This program emphasizes working in teams, constructing business models, communicating with partners and customers, and assessing feasibility while launching a new venture or initiative. Entrepreneurship majors apply their knowledge and skills in academic and real-world settings.

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How Studying Entrepreneurship Can Prepare You to Run Your Own Business

Entrepreneurship has become a thriving field in recent years. If you are interested in one day running your own business, learn more about how studying entrepreneurship helps you build foundational skills to start your business.

Innovation in Action

Meet Matt Holguin ’02, MBA ’05. While at APU, Matt was encouraged to pursue his passion for business and his calling to be a pastor. This combination fueled him to form Working to Give, a for-profit business created for the sole purpose of earning money to give it away and make a difference in the lives of others. With each business created through Working to Give, 50 percent of profits go back into the community in which the business operates. Today, Matt hopes this vision will also help inspire others to see their careers—in any field—as ministry.

Is This Major Right for You?

You’re an entrepreneurship major if you:

  • Are an innovative thinker.
  • Enjoy working in teams.
  • Are a good communicator.
  • Are thorough and detail oriented.

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Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.