Business & Entrepreneurship

Whether you are preparing for entrepreneurship or looking to rise as a leader within an existing organization, AUSB’s Business Management and Entrepreneurship concentration provides students with the broad knowledge they need to tackle diverse and complex issues within the business world.

Our approach to learning and teaching is reflective, experiential, and engaging, led by experienced faculty who demonstrate mastery in their professions. We combine academic instruction and hands-on experience to build important intellectual and professional tools centered around six core purposes – Critical Thinking, Diverse Perspectives, Social Justice, Applied Learning, Communication, and Self-Awareness – designed to graduate globally-aware citizens, socially-responsible leaders, and highly marketable graduates. Learn more

Coursework in this concentration will explore topics in a social, ethical, political, and global context, paying particular attention to sustainable practices and global stewardship. The core courses provide a deep understanding of:

  • Management
  • Ethics
  • Human resources
  • Budget and finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational culture
  • Global economics
  • Sustainable business strategies
  • Media, psychology, and multiculturalism

Job Statistic iconOver 20 million non-employer businesses exist today, and trends show resurgence in entrepreneurial success. (Forbes)

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Business Management and Entrepreneurship graduates go on to pursue successful leadership careers in a variety of professional settings (corporate, public, government, and nonprofit), and they are on the forefront of socially just and ethical practices. In addition, graduates gain the skills to put their own ideas into action and start their own business endeavors.

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Career Opportunities

Just a handful of the broad possibilities:

  • Business Owner
  • Customer Relations
  • Entrepreneur
  • Business Consultant
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Students play an active role in designing internships and learning from the best in a variety of corporate, public, government, or nonprofit organizations, or small business start-ups.

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Service Learning

AUSB has a relationship with over 100 community organizations that provide service learning opportunities for students. This requirement is met by completing 40 service hours with an approved non-profit agency.

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“The business courses that I have taken have provided me with new perspectives that I can apply in the real-world. And my interaction with foreign students provides insight on how business is transacted in other parts of the world.”

– Donald Burdick
BA, Business & Entrepreneurship

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Graduate School Opportunities

AUSB-Pathway-featured-imageAUSB’s BA-to-MBA Pathway Program is the ideal next step for qualifying students who wish to continue on to an MBA in Social Business, Non-Profit Management, and Strategic Leadership.