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MBA in Entrepreneurship

The Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship program at Northcentral University is designed to help students develop the analytical, decision-making, and business planning skills needed to build entrepreneurial businesses. Find out more about the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship program here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship

School Offering Program:

Northcentral University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship program may have some experience in business administration and should be interested in learning how to find and evaluate business opportunities, raise capital, and form new ventures. Applicants to Northcentral University's online graduate programs should already possess a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Students enrolled in Northcentral University's Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship program have the opportunity to learn how to determine new venture feasibility, sustainability, and SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) through extensive research, competitive analysis, and strategic market assessment. Students can evaluate a wide range of business models and learn to choose an appropriate business model and leadership style for a new venture plan. Concentration coursework is designed to teach students how to identify potential venture capital and private equity investors through business valuation, debt planning and structure, and deal development. Core coursework offers students the opportunity to examine organizational structure while exploring key concepts for effective human resource management, operations management, and management in the global business environment. Additionally, the program covers a range of business topics, including marketing, corporate finance, and managerial decision making. The program culminates in a capstone course where students create a new venture business plan and investor presentation for their product or service venture idea.

Learning Format:


Total Credits Required:

30 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available to qualifying students. Graduate students may apply for Federal Stafford Loan or the Federal Graduate PLUS Loan. Military personnel and veterans may qualify for special assistance or tuition reduction.

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Required Courses for a Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship:

Program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Northcentral University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Foundation Courses (18 credits)

  • MBA 5102: Welcome to Changing Times - Business in the 21st Century
  • MBA 5110: Managing People and Teams
  • MBA 5121: Managerial Decision-Making
  • MBA 5130: Managing Business Finances
  • MBA 5140: Operations Management
  • MBA 5150: Innovation and Marketing

Entrepreneurship Specialization Courses (9 credits)

  • Choose four from the following:
    • ENT 5000: Innovation - The Entrepreneur and Intrapreneur
    • ENT 5001: Strategic Market Assessments
    • ENT 5002: New Venture Formation
    • ENT 5003: Venture Capital and Private Equity
    • ENT 5004: Sustainable Business Practices
    • ENT 5005: New Venture Business Plan Creation

Capstone Course (3 credits)

  • MBA 6010: Strategic Planning

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students who complete the Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship program may wish to enhance their business knowledge and leadership skills by pursuing a related doctoral degree. Doctoral programs can offer students additional training in leadership, financing, business, and management while helping them prepare for more advanced career opportunities. Graduates may be interested in the following doctorate programs:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management
  • Doctor of Business Administration

Career Paths:

The Master of Business Administration in Entrepreneurship program is intended to aid students in developing the skill necessary to conceive of, evaluate, finance, and launch new business ventures. This could be done independently, as a member of a consulting firm or venture capitalist group, or in product development departments of businesses and corporations. Career opportunities for graduates of the program could include:

  • Entrepreneur, business owner
  • Business development director
  • Product marketing manager
  • Product manager

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