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As entrepreneurs come from a variety of different backgrounds and launch businesses in different sectors of the economy, the ODU undergraduate Entrepreneurship Certificate is open to all ODU students. If you are interested in starting a new venture in public, private, or non-profit sector, the certificate program will offer you the skills and knowledge needed to prepare you for your career aspirations.
Certificate is available to all majors university-wide.
Advance your career using an entrepreneurial approach.
Opportunities to solve real-world startup problems.
One-on-one advising on academic and professional development.
Opportunities for hands-on experience and experiential learning.
This course will broaden students' views of careers and work in an increasingly global and diverse world. It provides students intellectual perspectives of entrepreneurship, and engages students in the search for knowledge regarding opportunity value and resource management. Basic analytical and critical thinking skills are developed for making reasoned judgments concerning organization creation.
Students complete an entrepreneurial project or assignment for a business, non-profit agency, or other organization. Students should work 50 hours for each credit and complete course assignments integrating coursework and entrepreneurial experiences. Prerequisites: ENTR 201S and approval of the program coordinator and Strome Entrepreneurial Center director.
An examination of both the theory and practice of communication in the professional setting. Content includes communication theory, as well as the roles of interpersonal, small group, organizational, and mass media communication as related to the workplace. A student receiving credit for COMM 305 cannot receive credit toward the Communication major for COMM 200S. Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of instructor.
Students entering the Undergraduate Certificate program in Entrepreneurship should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking students may pursue the coursework in this certificate. Degree-seeking applicants will be required to have an earned high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate, along with junior or senior standing at the University. Those students who transfer from other post-secondary institutions will supply official transcripts of their prior course work.
Non-degree seeking students are expected to have a similar background, but may enroll in course work without submitting formal documentation of prior work.
Those whose native language is not English must submit a minimum score of 230 on the computer-based TOEFL or 80 on the TOEFL iBT.
Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
Our enrollment coordinators are ready to help you through the admissions process.
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