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Why this major is for you:

More people are starting entrepreneurial or small business ventures every year. Women are now the fastest-growing segment of new business owners. And an entrepreneurial spirit is increasingly valued by many larger organizations that encourage managers to "take ownership"

Students who graduate with the entrepreneurship specialization in business administration develop the ability to drive creativity forward and capture opportunities in many forms, including:

  • be empowered by an interdisciplinary approach
  • creating value for any organization
  • accessing a network of successful entrepreneurs and small-business owners
  • benefiting from the UB Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation’s activities and events.

Entrepreneurship is growing in Maryland

According to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, the state of Maryland ranks second in on the "Index of Growth Entrepreneurship." The index focuses on how much U.S. entrepreneurial businesses are growing in the state. And if you narrow the focus to the Baltimore metropolitan area, we rank seventeenth among the 40 regions identified in the index in terms of "startup activity."

Source: http://www.kauffman.org/microsites/kauffman-index/profiles/state?State=Maryland&Report=GrowthEntrepreneurship