Our McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship is known around the world—and here at Eller, it’s home to unforgettable learning experiences.
This is where the course of your future can shift, whether you’re an undergraduate or graduate, an Eller student or other UA student. The common thread: bright thinking—and the tools to turn it into something big.
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Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs for Eller Students
Eller undergraduates who are accepted into the McGuire New Venture Development program can complete its two core courses and additional marketing and finance classes to earn a major in entrepreneurship. It’s an excellent way to add even more business value to your first Eller major.Explore the Entrepreneurship Major »
Social Innovation Certificate
If you’re interested in using the skills you’re gaining here at Eller to make your community a better place to live and work, you can earn an Eller Social Innovation Certificate. It requires three courses and offers the opportunity to engage with your local community and small businesses—and help them change for the better.Explore the Social Innovation Certificate »
Eller Entrepreneurship and Innovation Capstone
The perfect capstone for an Eller senior’s program, the course Innovating: Creating the Future gets students ready to step into the professional world. Applying all the business skills you’ve learned throughout your years at Eller, you’ll identify and solve a real-world problem.Explore the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Capstone »
Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs for UA Non-BSBA Students
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Minor
University of Arizona students outside of Eller can complete 18 or more class units to earn a minor in entrepreneurship and innovation. Whatever your planned career path, the practical skills and innovative mindset of the entrepreneur will enhance your marketability in the real world.Explore the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Minor »
Certificate in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development
Students in other University of Arizona majors can be admitted into our yearlong McGuire New Venture Development program. By completing its two courses plus three additional related courses, you can earn a certificate that stands out to employers in any field.Explore the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development »
Graduate Entrepreneurship Programs
Online Master's in Entrepreneurship
Develop a foundation in the principles and practices of entrepreneurship and innovation with the skills and tools you need to lead as an entrepreneur, whether in your own startup or a corporate setting.Explore the Online Master's in Entrepreneurship »
MBA Entrepreneurship Concentration
Eller MBA students can apply to participate in the McGuire New Venture Development program for their final year of study to earn an entrepreneurship concentration with their MBA.Explore the MBA Entrepreneurship Concentration »
Applied Doctoral Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
UA doctoral students can earn a minor in entrepreneurship and innovation. Taking a two-semester course in new venture development as well as two other entrepreneurship courses, you’ll change the way you approach problem-solving in your own research and future career.Explore the Doctoral Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation »
Entrepreneurship Professional Education
Small Business Certificate and Consulting
Delivering entrepreneurship and business training to business owners in Southern Arizona, we offer two types of learning experiences. Earn your own business certificate or benefit from our students’ business consulting program.Explore the Small Business Certificate »
Youth Entrepreneurship Education
The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship is committed to helping entrepreneurially minded high school students develop their ideas and become agents for change. The Center supports youth summer camps, the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA), Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation (SARSEF) and the Business Careers Awareness Program (BCAP).
Ready to Change the World?
Whether you’re a current Eller or UA student or you simply have questions about our entrepreneurship programs, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to support, inform and shape your biggest dreams and boldest ideas: