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Entrepreneurial and Small Business Schools

Every successful entrepreneur starts with a bright idea. Two college students invented Google. Mrs. Fields baked her first cookies at home. If you've always wanted to be your own boss, business training can help you become a successful entrepreneur.

Entrepreneurship


Classes and courses in running a business could eventually lead to a certificate or diploma, or even a bachelor's or master's degree--but most importantly, they can help you avoid common business pitfalls. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), "Most new businesses fail because their owners do not look far enough beyond their dreams." Look beyond your dream: take advantage of courses and degrees available at a vocational school, community college, or university near you. You don't necessarily need a master's degree to be a successful entrepreneur, but the classes leading to that degree may be invaluable.

Entrepreneurs Have More Degrees than Non-entrepreneurs

The BLS states that most small-business owners and top executives tend to have a bachelor's or master's degree. Education varies for each industry, but the BLS suggests that any type of higher education can give an entrepreneur the business and leadership skills they need to succeed. If you're ready to find the school that's right for you, browse the listings below for more information.

Sources:

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Top Executives, Occupational Outlook Handbook, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/top-executives.htm#tab-6
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Considering Self-Employment, accessed April 2, 2015, http://www.bls.gov/careeroutlook/1999/Summer/art02.pdf
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Schools
 
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Programs : B.S. in Business/Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, Single Courses - Other Individual Courses, B.S. in Management, and more.

As an accredited university with online degree programs in five schools, Capella University is committed to helping you accomplish your goals through a high-caliber educational experience.

Programs : MBA - Entrepreneurship (ACBSP-accredited), DBA - Leadership, MS - Leadership (ACBSP-accredited), and more.

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

Programs : AASBA -Entrepreneurship, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, BS in Business Administration - Marketing, and more.

At Fortis Institute, you may get the skills and training you need to prepare for a career. * Programs vary by location * Please contact each individual campus for accreditation information Please call on  844-252-4552 to talk to a respresentative.

Programs : Business Administration/Marketing and Management, and more.

Founded in 1886, American National University (ANU) is dedicated to the training and education of men and women for a full life and a successful career in a number of fields in Business & Health care.

Programs : Business Administration Management - Associate, and more.

Everest University Online, a Division of Everest University, makes career training convenient and accessible.

Programs : Applied Management (Associate's), Business (Associate's), Business (Bachelor's), and more.

Programs : M.A. Management, Specialization in Global Workforce Collaboration, and more.

Founded in 1886, National College is dedicated to the training and education of men and women for a full life and a successful career in a number of fields in Business, Tech and Health Care

Programs : Business Administration Management - Associate, and more.

Get hands-on training with Remington College. Prefer to speak with a Customer Service Rep? Call 855-264-3155 toll-free now!

Programs : AAS in Business Administration, and more.

Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.

Programs : Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Master of Science (Online), Business Intelligence, and more.
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