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Program Overview

The Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurial Undergraduate Certificate is an 18-credit hour certificate, which includes 9 hours of required coursework, allows students from different majors and with different professional interests to investigate the foundations of entrepreneurial practice. This certificate is appropriate for any student who has an interest in advancing his or her knowledge, creativity, and skills necessary to become or work with entrepreneurs, bring entrepreneurial thinking to his or her workplace, and who seeks a competitive edge in the job market.

Required Courses

BUS AD 1001 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
BUS AD 4001 Accelerate Capstone 3
In addition, students must take at least one of the following classes: 3
BUS AD 3040
Creativity and Systems for Innovation
EDUC 2002
Social Entrepreneurship

In addition, students must complete a minimum of nine credit hours from electives.

Learn more about the program curriculum.

What UMSL Business has to offer

The College of Business Administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis is accredited for both business and accounting by AACSB, the highest accreditation a business school can receive, placing the college among the top five percent of business schools worldwide. Our programs are dynamic, evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of the global market.

UMSL Business faculty are recognized for research impact in their fields, but they are not only scholars. They are mentors, passionate about what they do, offering support through informal conversations, career events, seminars, workshops and more. Our internship program helps students secure diverse work experiences from Fortune 500 firms as well as local small businesses. We are invested in the success of every student. 

About 150 local executives serve on UMSL Business advisory boards, assisting us with current trends, mentorships, internships, jobs, advice, and financial support. This means that our curriculum remains up to date and relevant to your eventual job search. Of graduates who responded to a 2015 survey conducted by UMSL Career Services, 100% of accounting and 92.5% of all UMSL Business undergraduate alumni had a job or were pursuing a graduate degree within 6 months of graduation.

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