Entrepreneurship & Innovation Major

The undergraduate Entrepreneurship program is designed with a balance of theory and practice, and courses are taught by world-leading researchers, successful serial entrepreneurs, experienced venture capital executives, and senior innovation managers. Students are able to focus on launching a new venture while completing their degree and taking courses. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management major is a good choice for students who:

  • Would like to start a new business
  • Want to have a positive social impact with a social venture
  • Anticipate doing consulting or freelance work
  • Plan to assume responsibilities in a family business
  • Want to be a creative and productive member of an innovative, high-growth business

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Minors

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management

Students in any college who wish to understand how to innovate, pursue opportunities, and turn their ideas into reality by creating and managing a successful entrepreneurial, innovative business, or social venture can pursue a minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management.
The minor is appropriate for all Fox School majors but particularly relevant for students in marketing, finance, human resources, and MIS interested in being high-potential, creative, and innovative employees as well as those who would like to launch a venture or work as part of the growing entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Information technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Fox School Information Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ITIE) minor integrates two of the most important elements of the Fox School: the enabling role of information technology and the creativity and drive of entrepreneurial thinking. It is offered as a joint venture between the departments of Strategic Management and Management Information Systems.
The minor is appropriate for all Fox School majors but particularly relevant for students in the fields of marketing, finance, human resources, and MIS interested in applying IT in an entrepreneurial manner. Students who minor in ITIE will be well suited to work for corporations who want to drive new IT enabled innovative projects and for technology enabled startups.


Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management (Non-Business Majors)

The nine-credit, three course undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management is designed to provide coursework to support alternative, entrepreneurial career paths for students across the university; to promote the entrepreneurial spirit by fostering opportunity recognition and resource acquisition that leads to innovation and invention; and to increase awareness of, and participate in, entrepreneurial opportunities available to all Temple students. This certificate will be jointly issued by the Fox School of Business and its partner schools, and will appear on the student’s transcript.