Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship

The Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship prepares students to become successful and dynamic entrepreneurs in private, public and non-profit sectors. It is also an invaluable learning opportunity for those interested in working for a startup or non-profit, or pursuing investment banking and angel funding.

The certificate is open to all UGA undergraduate students and is an invaluable learning opportunity for those interested in working for a startup or non-profit, or pursuing investment banking and angel funding.

Eligibility

The Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship is open to all UGA undergraduate majors who have at least 30 credit hours and a 3.0 cumulative GPA. The certificate takes 15 hours to complete and is typically fulfilled within 2 years.

Deadlines + Decisions

Fall
Application Opens Sept. 1 
Application Deadline Oct. 1
Spring
Application Open Feb. 1 
Application Deadline Mar. 1 

Acceted students will be notified via email approximately two weeks after the deadline. 

Coursework

Fifteen hours of approved coursework is required to complete the certificate. Courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Elective hours can be applied towards both the certificate and graduation requirements as appropriate for each major/minor. Application and acceptance to the program is also required.

Required Courses (9 hours)

  • ENTR 5500 Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • ENTR 5505 Entrepreneurship Finance
  • ENTR 5525 Managing the Entrepreneurship Venture

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Contacts

Director
Bob Pinckney

Program Coordinator
Megan Henning

Departments and Program Offices

Entrpreneurship Program Office

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