Gain a general overview of the field of entrepreneurship and management with skills to pursue a successful entrepreneurial career.
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management – Minor
The Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management minor at Montana State provides students with perspective and skills to pursue a successful entrepreneurial career. The minor opens doors to a range of professional opportunities with startup organizations and small businesses, as well as for those wishing to starting their own business.
This minor focuses on critical thinking and innovative solutions, which benefits all academic and career paths.
Developing your entrepreneurial spirit allows you to be a more creative, independent problem solver.
Students pursuing this minor have the support to develop their own ventures or assist other students in their endeavors.
Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.
Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio
Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management students at Montana State University go into careers such as:
- Business Owner
- Business Consultant
- Nonprofit Management
To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available, including self-assessment and working with career coaches.
Sample Course Plan
For more details on what your full study plan could look like under this minor, consult the official Montana State University course catalog for specific registration and advising information.