Jul 16, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Upper Division Certificate in Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurial education is a priority across the entire campus at Bowie State University. With leadership from mentors in the Entrepreneurship Innovation Center and academic experts in the classroom, BSU has built a thriving pipeline of 21st century business owners. By developing an entrepreneurial mindset, any student - no matter their major - can emerge as an innovator in their field. At BSU, students have two great options to supplement a bachelor’s degree and build a strong foundation for success in business development  

In these programs, you will: 
  • Apply an entrepreneurial mindset to identify and make the most of opportunities, overcome and learn from setbacks, and succeed in a variety of settings
  • Understand and apply components of the entrepreneurial mindset including professionalism, communication, collaboration, critical thinking and problem solving, comfort with risk, and opportunity recognition.
  • Learn the process of creating a new venture and identify external resources to support the venture’s success
How to Enroll
  • Bowie State Students: Register for entrepreneurship courses during the class registration process using Bulldog Connect.
  • Non-Degree Seeking Students:  Complete the BSU Non-Degree Application. The Office of Continuing Education & External Programs will process your application and register you for classes. You must complete an application form for every semester you plan to enroll for classes. 
    Note: Financial aid is not available for non-degree students. However, payment plans are available after registration is complete.

Program Requirements

Entrepreneurship Certificate (18 credit hours)

Must complete the 12 hour micro credential, plus 2 of the courses listed below.


All courses are 8 weeks and 3 credit hours each. Course descriptions are available in the University Catalog.


Dr. Eric Bonsu
Director; Entrepreneurship Academic Programs

International Student Contact
Jerry Isaac

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