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Entrepreneurship & Innovation

College of Business | Academic Programs

The College has many opportunities, including a minor to support students on their entrepreneurial journey. The minor is for any student, from any discipline, who wants to explore and implement ideas that create social, environmental or economic value. From an engineering major developing the next energy-efficient vehicle, to the sports management student learning to coordinate events, to the artist wanting to open their own gallery, the Entrepreneurship & Innovation minor is developed to help prepare you for what lies ahead in the working world.


United Prairie Bank Integrated Business Experience

College of Business | Marketing | Management | Finance

Gain a deeper understanding of the intricacies of business by participating in the Integrated Business Experience. You'll take what you're learning in the classroom and apply it to running an actual business.

Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Facilitating the launch of the next generation of entrepreneurs, innovators and dynamic organizations through education, research and outreach.

Big Ideas Challenge

The Big Ideas Challenge is a new venture competition that encourages and celebrates students' innovative business ideas.

Maverick Entrepreneurship Club

Maverick Entrepreneurship Club is an international non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action.

Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Thinking like an entrepreneur doesn’t necessarily mean starting a new business. This minor is for any student, from any discipline who wants to explore and implement ideas that create social, environmental or economic value.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Certificate

Entrepreneurship and Innovation is designed to expose, engage, and support students in thinking and experiencing the processes, challenges, and opportunities associated with the interdisciplinary nature of beginning a new venture.