Entrepreneurial Studies (Certificate)
Learn entrepreneurship skills that employers crave and enhance your career — no matter what it is.
Designed for non-business majors, gain business know how and administrative functions from this non-degree certificate program at the University of North Dakota.
- Program type:
- Certificates/Programs - Undergraduate
- Est. time to complete:
- 1 year
- Credit hours:
Why Get an Entrepreneurial Studies Certificate?
UND offers a non-degree program for non-business majors to learn about business and administrative functions to provide career enhancement.
Studying Entrepreneurship at UND means learning how to make big ideas come to life. You'll get hands-on experience working with real clients on real projects, and have an opportunity to learn with men and women who have started where you are now — and succeeded. But as any successful entrepreneur will tell you, building something built to last takes more than just a concept. It means understanding business inside and out.
This program will appear on student transcripts to provide official recognition for completion of this educational experience.
The certificate program requires students to take three three-credit courses, and is open to non-business students.
Course required for this certificate include:
- ENTR 101 - Introdcution to Entrepreneurship
- ENTR 290 - Entrepreneurial Opportunities and Concept Development
- ENTR 386 - Financials for Entrepreneurs
Gain investment experience using real money at the Dakota Venture Group, a student-managed venture fund.
This kind of training is unique: UND has one of just five Schools of Entrepreneurship in the country.
Develop product and business ideas on campus at the Center for Innovation, Ina Mae Rude Entrepreneur Center and James Ray Idea Lab.
Learn innovation at an innovation leader: US News ranks UND among its top 25 Leaders in Innovation.
*UND Office of Institutional Research
Designed to provide non-business majors with skills they need, many who earn a Entrepreneurship Studies Certificate have:
- Used entrepreneurship skills to move up within company
- Open new business
- Paired with undergraduate major to make resume stand out
When You Earn a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Studies
An Entrepreneurial Studies certificate gives you the strategic skills you need, including:
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe InDesign
- Graphic Design
UND Entrepreneurial Studies Alumni
Entrepreneurial Studies alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Anchor Marketing, Inc.
- Ancillary One
- Armstrong Relocation Company
- CNA Connsluting, Inc.
- Captured Creative
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