Some people know from the outset that they want to be their own boss. If that sounds like you, take a look at the undergraduate academic entrepreneurship programs offered at Mason. Prepare yourself now so that you'll be ready to create your own company, either during your time at Mason or later in your career.
Mason’s Entrepreneurship Minor is available to all Mason undergraduate students, regardless of major. With only two required classes and three electives drawn from class offerings across the university, the entrepreneurship minor is easy for most bachelors’ students to complete during their time at Mason. Large and small employers in the DC area, across the country and around the world are actively seeking out entrepreneurial employees; these are the employees who will not be afraid to ask probing questions, will be willing to take calculated risks, and will take ownership of their projects. Earning the entrepreneurship minor will also help you if you plan to launch your own venture while still a student or later in your career.
BA in Integrative Studies, Concentration in Social Innovation and Enterprise
Students learn to address the social and environmental problems facing our society with an eye toward feasible and transformative solutions. They will also gain the perspectives and skills needed to start, build, transform, and/or fund the organizations that will implement these solutions. Students graduating with this concentration will be able to work with others (both within and outside existing institutions) and to make the changes necessary to improve social and environmental conditions. Find more information on this program.