Entrepreneurship Certificate of Graduate Study Programs

Entrepreneurship Certificate of Graduate Study Programs

Earn an Entrepreneurship Certificate

Develop Your Creativity. Grow Your Expertise in Innovation. Use Your Passion to Make a Positive Impact.

Rowan’s Rohrer College of Business (RCB) offers a Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS) in Entrepreneurship in three different areas to match your goals and career interests:

Why Choose a COGS in Entrepreneurship?

A Certificate of Graduate Study (COGS):

  • is a valuable stand-alone credential on your way to earning a master’s degree;
  • helps business leaders stand out from the competition;
  • is ideal for those who have not yet taken the Graduate Admission Test (GMAT) as the GMAT is not required for admission to the COGS program; and
  • is fully transferrable into the MBA program to satisfy an Entrepreneurship area of concentration at Rowan in the future.

Whether you are drawn to learning the inner workings of launching a start-up or new approaches to business ventures within a fully developed corporate environment, Rowan has abundant opportunities for aspiring change agents who want to evolve their entrepreneurial skill set.

Entrepreneurial mindsets are in demand in all areas of business. Employers, alumni, and CEOs from across industries agree that an entrepreneurial approach to daily operations and outcomes is essential for success in today’s business world.

At RCB, you can focus on technology and innovation, take steps to become an innovative leader, or grow your expertise in entrepreneurship within a corporate setting. You can tailor the Entrepreneurship COGS to support your unique career goals.

Corporate Entrepreneurship COGS

Learn how to launch new ventures for maximum success within a corporate environment. Develop an entrepreneurial and innovative mindset. Utilize advanced statistical forecasting techniques for strategic planning in a forward-thinking organization.

Leading Innovative Organizations COGS

Explore alternative ways of thinking to solve difficult issues within government, business, and nonprofit sectors. Master transformative human resource (HR) management for diverse and complex business environments. Delve into advanced topics in entrepreneurship and the processes that enhance individual and organizational performance.

Technology & Innovation COGS

Gain understanding of the nature of entrepreneurship in a variety of organizational settings and why it is essential for today's entrepreneurs to have facility with technological topics such as e-commerce, digital marketing, web safety, legal issues on the , and more. Apply entrepreneurial knowledge in a real-world setting and master the art of offering solutions or advice that improves performance and addresses crucial business issues.

Fostering Cross-Campus Creativity—SIE

The School of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SIE) houses Rowan’s nationally ranked entrepreneurship degree programs and the MBA Concentration and elective courses in Entrepreneurship and Cannabis Commercialization.

Fueling Bright Ideas—RCIE

The award-winning Rowan Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (RCIE) drives Rowan's entrepreneurship across-campus initiative.

Funding Excellence—Rowan Innovation Venture Fund

The $25M Rowan Innovation Venture Fund makes equity investments in student, faculty, alumni, and community startups.