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Bachelor of Business Administration Entrepreneurship

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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40 bachelor's courses
11 weeks long
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$ 1525
Cost per course
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Online program
Earn your degree on your terms.
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Why earn a degree in entrepreneurship from Strayer?

Have you always dreamed of running your own business but weren’t sure where to start? Earning an online Bachelor’s in Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in entrepreneurship can help you gain the background and confidence to build your very own business.

Summer classes start July 1

How do you become an entrepreneur?

Our BBA in entrepreneurship program starts with the basics of entrepreneurship, then applies critical thinking and decision-making skills to real-world scenarios to help you get closer to making your business dreams a reality.

Every business is different, but some fundamentals apply across industries – like creating and implementing a business plan, financing and marketing your ideas and managing the business itself. These are the kinds of skills you’ll learn when you pursue an entrepreneurial degree with Strayer.

What do you do with a Bachelor of Business Administration in entrepreneurship?

  • Evaluate the viability of a new business idea.
  • Stay on top of technology trends to stay competitive.
  • Identify business funding options and forms of ownership.
  • Adapt and thrive in a changing business environment.
  • Determine the feasibility of a business venture.

Class size varies based on course objectives and the teaching demands of the subject matter. In general, Strayer University aims to keep the student-to-instructor ratio low.

How long does it take to get a degree in business administration?

  • There are 40 11-week courses in this program.
  • How many courses you take at a time will determine how long the overall program will be.
  • Strayer University credits are expressed in quarter hours.
  • One quarter hour of credit is granted for the successful completion of 10 contact hours per course.
  • The standard requirement for one course is for students to spend 10 to 14 hours in weekly work, including in- and out-of-classroom work, for a total of 135 hours by the end of the course. Strayer’s course design uses this requirement to meet applicable regulatory standards.

Accredited online university

Strayer University has distinct accreditations and affiliations that attest to our academic quality. We're committed to meeting quality standards, so you can earn a diploma you're proud to display. View the ACBSP student achievement information.

Estimate the cost of your degree

How much does a BBA in Entrepreneurship cost?

The cost of a BBA depends on a number of factors, including the price per course, the purchase of textbooks, and the scholarships and financial aid available to you. Read on for a breakdown of the costs, as well as money-saving opportunities associated with the program.

Estimate the cost of your degree

How much does a BBA in Entrepreneurship cost?

The cost of a BBA depends on a number of factors, including the price per course, the purchase of textbooks, and the scholarships and financial aid available to you. Read on for a breakdown of the costs, as well as money-saving opportunities associated with the program.

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Program cost breakdown

In most cases, Strayer’s BBA program consists of 40 courses, with the price of $1525 per course. There are additional fees for textbooks and supplies, a $65 technology fee each term and a one-time $150 degree conferral fee.

Transfer credits

Courses from another institution may be eligible for transfer credits to Strayer, which can help reduce the number of courses you need to graduate and your overall tuition. You can transfer up to four classes toward your bachelor’s degree (if approved). The Strayer transfer credit page has more information, as well as a tool to estimate how many transfer credits you may be able to apply to your Strayer degree program.

Scholarships and financial aid

There are a number of financial aid options worth exploring on our financial aid page. To apply for federal aid, prospective students should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Stafford loans are available for graduate study. These are direct unsubsidized loans, not based on financial need. Unlike subsidized loans, Stafford loan interest will accrue while in the program. Making interest payments while in school will help reduce the amount of principal that would otherwise build up, reducing your end cost.

There are also scholarships and private loans available for Strayer students.

More than 500 organizations – including corporations and community colleges – invest in their employees by partnering with Strayer University to offer access to discounted education programs. If your employer is a Corporate Alliance Partner, you may qualify for programs that can help you discover career pathways in your field.

Private loans

Nonfederal loans can help pay the difference between the cost of attendance and the total of loans and grants received from other tuition assistance programs.

Military tuition assistance

Scholarships are offered to eligible students currently serving in the military, as well as military spouses. Strayer is also approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Learn more about the Strayer University active military assistance program here.

Veteran benefits

In addition to participating fully in the Yellow Ribbon Program, Strayer is approved by Veterans Affairs to accept and process veteran education benefits. Student veterans can receive transfer credit for military training and life experiences.

What coursework do you need to specialize in entrepreneurship?

The entrepreneurship concentration teaches students to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills to identify new business opportunities. You’ll learn to create a business plan to raise capital to fund business ventures. You’ll also be prepared to organize, plan, manage and control the functions of the business to accelerate business growth. View all courses

What is a minor in college?

A minor is a group of five courses in a select subject area that can add depth to your resume and round out your degree. Pursuing a minor offers you the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in a secondary area of interest outside of your major and concentration.

How does a minor work?

Since you can use elective courses to complete a minor, in some cases you may not have to spend extra time or money on additional courses to complete your degree. Keep in mind that courses used to complete your major can’t be applied toward a minor.

Should you get a minor in college?

Getting a minor can help give you professional skills. It demonstrates your forward thinking, self-motivation and organization – all valuable skills in the workplace.

Sample courses

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BUS 313 - Introduction to Entrepreneurship

This course introduces the students to the key components of entrepreneurship. Topics covered include identifying new venture opportunities, getting started in a new venture, creating a business plan, financing and marketing ideas, and organizing and managing a small business.

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BUS 363 - Technology and Innovation in Entrepreneurship

The course introduces students to the entrepreneurship process and how that process enhances the movement of technology to the market. The key concepts presented include how technology drives innovation, how to foster a culture of innovation, and how to create organizational wealth through innovation and technology.

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BUS 435 - Management and Growth in Entrepreneurship

This course explores the management growth aspects of an entrepreneurial business, focusing on the nature and challenges of entrepreneurial businesses as they move beyond startup. The primary focus of the course will be managing and building an organization capable of growth and ensuring the organization can sustain growth as the market and competitive environment changes. Key topics include managing with limited resources, identifying key people and establishing processes, creating organization culture, stabilizing cash and other financial resources, and establishing a vision to drive the organization.

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FIN 317 - Financing Entrepreneurship

Explore the various aspects of financing an entrepreneurial venture. Focus on crafting a business plan, forms of ownership and exploring funding options.

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COM 100 - Communication at Work

Being an effective communicator is an essential skill for any profession. In this course, you will learn the secrets to writing, listening, and speaking with credibility in order to share your voice with the world.

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BUS 100 - Introduction to Business

Provides a foundation in today's business operations with a focus on the major functions of a business (management, production, marketing, finance and accounting, human resource management, and various support functions). The course also provides an overview of business organizations and the competitive business environment, strategic planning, international business, ethical considerations, quality assurance and more.

What can you do with a BBA in Entrepreneurship?

While Strayer cannot guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific career outcome, such as a job title, promotion or salary increase, we encourage you to explore the potential impact you can have in the entrepreneurship field.

Versatile skills for your future

The Entrepreneurship concentration teaches students to develop critical thinking and decision-making skills to identify new business opportunities. Students will learn to create a business plan to raise capital to fund business ventures. Students will be prepared to organize, plan, manage and control the functions of the business to accelerate business growth.

In addition, students who complete this concentration will be prepared to:

  • Assign employees roles and responsibilities to help your business achieve its goals.
  • Detail how the entrepreneurial process helps bring new technology into the market.
  • Develop a business that’s able grow and keep growing as the market evolves.
  • Explain entrepreneurship and the process for creating your own business.
  • Explain the different types of business ownership and the options available for funding a startup.
  • Find gaps in the market and strategize how a new venture could fill it.
  • Interview and hire qualified, capable staff.
  • Market to your target audiences through the most effective channels.
  • Predict future business challenges so you can address them before they negatively affect the organization.
  • Research different approaches to help reduce your production costs.
  • Set up a business structure that allows your employees to thrive and help the business grow.
  • Start and develop a business until it reaches maturity.
  • Use entrepreneurial concepts to determine the potential of a new business venture’s success.

Bachelor of Business Administration admission requirements

Before you can pursue your bachelor’s degree, you have to enroll at Strayer. Here’s what you need to get started for admission to the university.

A completed application and enrollment agreement, as applicable

A diploma from an approved high school or its equivalent

Official copies of transcripts from all other colleges or universities attended

A valid, current and legible government-issued photo ID

Learn more about the admission process at Strayer. Students applying to Washington, D.C., or New Jersey campuses must provide proof of proper immunization.

Transferring to Strayer from another university?

Some or all of the credits you’ve earned may be transferable.

International bachelor's students

We welcome international students.

Campus locations

Come to a campus near you for guidance and support. You’ll have access to helpful resources, a supportive community and plenty of spaces to learn and grow.

Ready to take the next step?

Your admissions officer is here to guide you through every step of the process, from completing your application to choosing your concentration.