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Program Overview

To operate a profitable startup or add value to a family business, you need to learn how to recognize opportunities in the marketplace, create successful business plans, attract investors and collaborate effectively. That’s what you’ll learn in Ashland’s Entrepreneurship program. In addition, you’ll get practical, hands-on experience in applying entrepreneurial tools, tactics, and resources. 


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Learning Experiences

You can look forward to: 

  • Small classes in which you get individual attention from your professors 
  • An interdisciplinary faculty with real-world experience in a wide variety of business industries 
  • Guidance in creating a winning business plan in the AU ideaLabs Competition 
  • Exciting internships 
  • Opportunities to test your entrepreneurial skills in campuswide events
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Average Salary

Our graduates look for equity growth and a sense of accomplishment as their primary compensation. However, our students graduate with a skill set that prepares them to succeed in a variety of jobs with an average salary of $70,000. 


Sample Curriculum

You’ll gain a grasp of business fundamentals such as accounting, finance, marketing, management and economics. Then you'll explore how to apply them in business plans, startups and family-run operations.

View the Academic Catalog for complete degree requirements.