Entrepreneurship Concentration—Management Degree

Powerful innovation occurs when a diverse group of students share in challenges and success, pool knowledge and expertise, and live with a common purpose to create the future.

Upgrade Your Management Degree with an Entrepreneurship Concentration

The Michigan Tech management major with concentration in entrepreneurship helps students get their disruptive business ideas off the ground with small class sizes, experiential learning, and financial opportunities. Learn how to make a business plan, hire employees, and stay on top of innovation trends–everything you need to know to successfully launch your high-tech ideas.

Michigan Tech professors nurture students' ideas. Classes help students establish crowdfunding success, and Enterprise projects challenge teams to innovate and pitch to real clients—practical preparation for a future in business.

  • $67,000
    in competition prize money last year alone
  • $6.15M
    total scholarships and grants awarded to undergraduate business students
  • Top 3
    Michigan Tech business students place highly in CMU's New Venture Competition

Businesses and Ventures Created by Michigan Tech College of Business Alumni

  • Electric Brewing Supply, Ryan Gray '07
  • Source Performance, Malcolm Gwilliam '08
  • Kaye Putnam Brand Strategy, Kaye Putnam '08
  • Makerhub, Cedric Kennedy '16
  • SwimSmart Warning Systems, Jacob Soter '20

Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship House

Live, learn, and grow alongside like-minded students inside the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship (ICE) House. This on-campus residence promotes innovation through entrepreneurship and group collaboration.

National Science Foundation's I-Corps Program

Starting a business requires learning, planning, and networking. Michigan Tech's partnership with the National Science Foundation's I-Corps program helps students find markets for their inventions as an experiential learning project integrated into the entrepreneurship concentration.

"Entrepreneurial thinking is the soul of industrial revolution. Technological advancement succeeds when technology connects with purpose at a personal level."Jonathan Leinonen, teaching professor and advisor, College of Business

Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about studying management at Michigan's flagship technological university.

"The biggest thing that stood out to me was that there was such a feeling of community here. It felt like just everybody seemed so friendly and nice, and it made me want to come here and find my place here."Emma Melchiori, undergraduate management student

Why Accreditation Matters

As an accredited business college, Michigan Tech assesses student learning to ensure quality for business education and to continuously improve curriculum and programs.

Student Learning Goals

Students in the College of Business can expect to achieve the following learning goals—which also align with University Undergraduate Student Learning Goals:

  1. Technical Competence—Ability to critically analyze and achieve proficiency of information technology
  2. Global Awareness—Skill in emerging trends and ability to see global perspective
  3. Professional Know-how—Mastery of ethics and effective communication through coursework and professional business experiences
  4. Disciplinary Knowledge—Discipline-specific expertise and cross-discipline strategy

AACSB Accredited

STEM + Business, Only at Michigan Tech

Technology is shaping our lives faster than ever before. Michigan Tech's College of Business provides real-world graduate education experiences steeped in STEM to prepare the future business leaders of tomorrow.

Student Stories

Tomorrow Needs You

Supercharge your entrepreneurial spirit and meet the demands of a technology-driven society at a flagship public research university powered by science, technology, engineering, and math. Graduate with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience needed to succeed in tomorrow's high-tech business world.

Undergraduate Majors

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"Michigan Tech's commitment to entrepreneurship prepares students to be business leaders through education, real-world experiences, and collaboration with business resources. Rapid changes in business and technology demand this comprehensive approach to lead the way."Daniel Yoder, senior business consultant, Small Business Development Center hosted by Michigan Tech