Entrepreneurship Major

Students majoring in entrepreneurship learn about generating innovative ideas and testing their feasibility. Skills in writing business plans and applying this knowledge in real world applications make this a practical degree for those who would like to own a business.

About the Program

Management theory along with coursework on specific topics to apply in a business plan make up the foundation of the major. Also included is coursework in web design, accounting, marketing, business law, accounting and finance.

  • Innovation – define and evaluate the needs, problems, and demands of a market for product, service, and process opportunities.
  • Planning – through a written business plan to evaluate business models and validate their components.
  • Viability - measure the ability to start and grow a business, helping it to thrive through analyzing and planning accounting and financial strategies in the business model, as well as risks and rewards.
  • Critical thinking – apply strategic thinking to make connections between quantitative and qualitative tools, theories and context to solve problems and provide business vision.
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills –foster teamwork, secure stakeholders and team members who are effective at pursing ideas that add societal value.

Careers in entrepreneurship not only include starting one’s own organization, but also working for an established organization. Many times, when entrepreneurs work for another company they are referred to as an intrapreneur.  Intrapreneurs can be innovative and evaluate new ventures for organizations to help them stay ahead of their competitors. They know how to synthesize data and evaluate trends.

Intrapreneurs often become future company executive leaders. They know how to move the organization forward and rise to the top with a deep understanding of the organization from all levels. Their ingenuity allows companies to integrate new ideas for growth and the overall good of an entire company. Social intrapreneurs can create innovative approaches to solutions for businesses to measure the bottom line in light of financial, social, and environmental goals.

Your Future


As an entrepreneur you might work in:

  • Your own business
  • A start-up nonprofit
  • Intraprenuer positions
  • As a consultant once you have experience

Employers & internships

Some of our recent business administration grads have landed jobs at:

  • Orbital ATK
  • Alphabrode
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Target Store Management
  • Northwestern Mutual Financial
  • Financial Brokers

Related Majors

Other majors you may also be interested in learning more about:

Our People are the Difference

Small class sizes at MNU with faculty from a variety of accounting backgrounds enhance your overall learning experience.

You Can Succeed Here

Pioneer alumni are working in industries and cities around the world. During their time at MNU, they developed the skills and knowledge to succeed. Transformed by Christ to serve others – that’s real success.

ACBSP logoAccreditation & Outcomes

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.