DeVry University

Graduate Certificate - Entrepreneurship

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management offers the Certificate in Entrepreneurship program for those seeking to enhance their skills in business law, management, finance, and new product development. Read more about Keller Graduate School's Certificate in Entrepreneurship program here.

Official Program Name:

Certificate in Entrepreneurship

School Offering Program:

DeVry University's Keller Graduate School of Management

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Students enrolled in DeVry University's programs may need to satisfy minimum requirements before beginning the program, including having already earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Students who earn a graduate certificate may later be eligible to apply the credit towards a Keller Graduate School of Management master's degree.

Program Description:

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship program offered by the Keller Graduate School of Management introduces students to managerial and entrepreneurial accounting and finance, including financial statement analysis, transaction analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, valuing a company, obtaining seed capital, internal financial operations, and operational, cash, and capital budgeting. Students have the opportunity to study the entrepreneurial process, the new product development process, organizational behavior, group dynamics, motivation, team-building, and leadership. The program also examines business law, partnerships, corporations, marketing management, and strategic management for the global business environment.

Learning Format:

Online or Campus-Based.

Minimum Credits Required:

24 credit hours.

Financial Aid:

DeVry University offers millions in scholarship opportunities to qualified students. Additional financial aid, military service grants, veterans appreciation grants, federal grants, and institutional grants, are available to qualifying students. Eligible students can apply for Federal Stafford or PLUS loans.

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

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Course Topics Covered:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Keller to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program. Course topics covered in the Certificate in Entrepreneurship program could include:

  • Managerial Accounting and Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Small Business Management
  • Global Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Law
  • New Product Development

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship can be a stand-alone credential, or graduates of the program may be eligible to transfer the credit towards a master's program at Keller Graduate School of Management which include:

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Accounting and Financial Management
  • Master of Human Resource Management

Career Paths:

The Certificate in Entrepreneurship program is designed to help students to develop foundational skills in new product development and business finance, law, and management. Graduates of the program could have the skills needed to establish and grow their own business, or they may pursue more challenging roles in their current position. Examples of careers graduates of the program may have could include:

  • Business owner
  • Private consultant
  • Product development manager