Business Admin Major: Entrepreneurship

entrepreneurship students deliver a pitch during a poster competition

Inquire, Create, Innovate

Do you want to make a difference? Create something new and innovative? Solve a daunting challenge?

Look no further. Pursue a degree that will help you start a dynamic career, create a new company, or address an important issue like sustainability.

The Entrepreneurship programs at Towson University provide you with skills, competencies, and a mindset that will help you to recognize opportunities and develop them into actionable strategies, bringing innovations to life.

Innovation is the key driver of change and the future. ‘Change’ is an ever-present occurrence in today’s world. A major concern of business leaders is that a competitor will create an innovation that changes their industry. These leaders need and look to people with skills related to creative thinking and innovation.

“ The best way to predict the future is to create it. ”

Alan Kay

Employers want to hire people who can navigate the innovation process by exploring new ideas and bringing new products or services to their customers. With the skills you learn in Towson’s entrepreneurship program, you could create a new company for your innovative idea, or you could succeed in any organization through the competencies in innovation and opportunity development you have learned at Towson.

Towson’s entrepreneurship program will teach you valuable skills:

  • An entrepreneurial mindset that takes ideas from concept to completion
  • Recognizing opportunities and how to determine if they are worth pursuing
  • How to deal with ambiguity and pivot to realistic pathways forward
  • Take a holistic approach that allows you to critically think how to solve complex issues
  • Effectively and persuasively communicate to pitch your ideas

What do our Entrepreneurship graduates report?

  • Greater career success than their peers
  • Higher levels of critical professional competencies that are important to employers than their peers
  • Landing more dynamic job roles than their peers

Admission Requirements

Business administration is a screened major. Students are admitted to the business administration major (BUAD) only after successfully completing a set of required courses with an average GPA of 2.7 or higher in those courses and an overall GPA of 2.0 or higher. See all admission requirements.

Degree Requirements and Course Descriptions

View degree requirements and course descriptions for the business administration major with the entrepreneurship concentration in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Plan of Study

See the suggested four-year plan of study for the current catalog year. If your catalog year is different, you can find an advising form that corresponds with your catalog year on the advising forms page.