Feb 22, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 [Archived Catalog]

Entrepreneurship Certificate


Major code CTENTR

College of Business  
CoLab
Alden Library 301
Athens, OH 45701
Phone:  740.566.0146
www.ohio.edu/business/

Paul Benedict, contact person
benedict@ohio.edu

Program Overview

The objective of the certificate program in entrepreneurship is to expose non-Bachelor’s in Business Administration (non-BBA) students to entrepreneurship and to cultivate an “entrepreneurial mindset” within these students. A primary focus of the program is allowing the student to tailor the program to their individual program of study.

Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Students wishing to pursue the Entrepreneurship Certificate must complete the program admissions process described under “Change of Program Policy.”

Change of Program Policy

To declare to the Entrepreneurship Certificate, complete the Update of Program form. Students pursuing the Entrepreneurship Certificate will have their progress tracked by DARS. An overall G.P.A. of 2.0 in certificate courses is required. The Entrepreneurship Certificate will be awarded only to students who have fulfilled all certificate requirements. Students can consult with the Management Department and/or Center for Entrepreneurship before the deadline for graduation to ensure that all requirements have been met.

External Transfer Admission

Students wishing to pursue the Entrepreneurship Certificate must complete the program admissions process described under “Change of Program Policy.”

Opportunities Upon Graduation

The certificate program is an excellent complement to nearly all career paths. Through the program, students will learn how to problem solve, generate ideas, identify opportunities, and more. The Entrepreneurship Certificate is relevant for students who want ot work for someone else and for those who might hope to start their own venture.

Requirements

Certificate Hours Requirement


The Entrepreneurship Certificate program requires a minimum of 15 hours to complete.

Required Entrepreneurship Courses


Complete one of the following courses:

Complete the following course:


Electives


Complete two three-semester hour electives from the following list or from the approved electives list maintained by the director of academic programs in entrepreneurship.

Applied Experience


Complete an applied entrepreneurial consulting project or develop a business plan.

Non-BBA Student


The Entrepreneurship Certificate program is intended only for students who are not enrolled in a Bachelor of Business Administration degree program.