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With Entrepreneurial and Small Business Training, You Could Start the Next Google

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.

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

Entrepreneurial businesses are growing at an astonishing rate.

  • In 1998, there were about 2 million entrepreneurs and small-business owners. In 2006, there were more than 20 million--a 900 percent increase in eight years.
  • Between 1997 and 2004, microbusinesses (businesses with few or no employees other than the owner) increased by 27 percent, to 19.5 million, while the number of larger businesses with employees grew by only 7.3 percent.

And statistically, entrepreneurs have higher-than-average education.

  • In 1998, about 87 percent of all workers, but 96 percent of all entrepreneurs, finished high school.
  • In the same year, about 27 percent of all workers, but almost 40 percent of entrepreneurs, had earned a bachelor's degree or higher.

Clearly, entrepreneurs with business training should have a better chance of growing their company. The training may turn into a certificate, diploma, or degree, but it can definitely eliminate obstacles from the road to entrepreneurial success.

Entrepreneurial and Small Business Schools

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Brandman University
Take a new step in your education with Brandman University.
MBA in Entrepreneurship, BBA in Business Administration (Entrepreneurship), MA in Organizational Leadership and more.
  • Palmdale: 40015 Sierra Highway Suite B-160 Palmdale, CA 93550
  • Olympia: 1445 Galaxy Drive NE Suite 201 Olympia, WA 98516
  • Palm Desert: 42600 Cook St. Suite 134 Palm Desert, CA 92211
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University of Phoenix
At University of Phoenix, we believe everyone deserves access to higher education.
BS in Business/Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, B.S. in Business/Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, B.S. in Business and more.
  • Online: Online, WI
  • Tulsa: 10810 East 45th Street Suite 102 Tulsa, OK 74146
  • Ontario: 3110 E. Guasti Road Ontario, CA 91761
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Strayer University
Continue your education with Strayer University.
Undergrad Cert: Bus Admin: Entrepreneurship, BBA: Entrepreneurship, MSM: Leadership Concentration and more.
  • Chesapeake: 676 Independence Parkway Suite 300 Chesapeake, VA 23320
  • North Charleston: 950 Centre Point Drive North Charleston, SC 29418
  • Center Valley: 3800 Sierra Circle Suite 300 Center Valley, PA 18034
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Heald College
Heald College provides hands-on educational programs that can help students prepare for careers in the healthcare, business, legal and technology fields.
Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, and more.
  • Roseville: 7 Sierra Gate Plaza Roseville, CA 95678
  • Portland: 6035 NE 78th Court Portland, OR 97218
  • Hayward: 25500 Industrial Boulevard Hayward, CA 94545
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National American University
Flexible career learning to fit your busy lifestyle - National American University.
Business Administration with Emphasis in Entrepreneurship B.S., Small Business Management A.A.S., Management A.A.S. and more.
  • Lees Summit: 401 NW Murray Road Lees Summit, MO 64081
  • Austin: 6800 West Gate Blvd. #101 Austin, TX 78745
  • Kansas City: 7490 NW 87th Street Kansas City, MO 64153
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Kaplan University
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
AASBA -Entrepreneurship, AAS in Business Administration - Small Business Management, MS in Management - Leadership and more.
  • Fort Lauderdale: 6301 Kaplan University Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

DeVry University
Career-focused education for real‐world results.
Bachelor's - Business Administration - Small Business Management & Entrepreneurship, Bachelor's - Management, Bachelor's - Technical Management and more.
  • Chicago: Chicago, IL
  • Merrillville: 1000 East 80th Place Ste. 222 Mall Merrillville, IN 46410
  • Pomona: 901 Corporate Center Dr. Pomona, CA 91768
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American InterContinental University Online
You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7. At AIU, the Serious U, you can get in, get moving, and get ahead.
Bachelor's (BBA) - Entrepreneurship, Bachelor's of Business Administration - Marketing, MBA - Management and more.
  • Schaumburg: 231 N. Martingale Road 6th Floor Schaumburg, IL 60173

Grand Canyon University
Earn your degree online with Grand Canyon University. We offer approximately 100 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degree programs in a variety of fields that can be completed 100% online.
B.S. in Entrepreneurial Studies, M.B.A. and M.S. in Leadership (Dual Degree), M.B.A.: Leadership and more.
  • : , OK
  • Little Rock: 3300 W Camelback Road Little Rock, AR 72201
  • Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road Phoenix, AZ 85017

Ashford University
Technology changes everything™. You’ve found Ashford University, where school comes to you
BA/Entrepreneurship, MBA - Entrepreneurship, MBA - Organizational Leadership and more.
  • : , CA

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