Department of Entrepreneurship

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Department of Entrepreneurship

The Department of Entrepreneurship at Grove City College prepares and inspires principled, high-impact entrepreneurs whose innovations improve people’s lives and solve important problems.

The Department fosters an academic environment that includes real-world entrepreneurial experience, an idea-generating culture and an emphasis on ethical decision-making.

Entrepreneurship majors develop valuable, versatile skills including accounting, finance, marketing, technology, strategy and creative problem-solving abilities.

Students learn how to identify and evaluate opportunities. They acquire a framework to conceptualize, finance, launch, manage and harvest a wide variety of new ventures. These include commercial businesses such as technology startups as well as not-for-profit enterprises that address urgent human needs. Students may also choose to apply their entrepreneurial knowledge to existing family businesses or elect to create new ventures or products within large corporations.


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After Graduation

​After graduating, many entrepreneurship students go on to start their own businesses, work on venture start-ups, go to graduate school or enter the business world.

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Undergraduate Research Opportunities

​The Department of Entrepreneurship at Grove City College provides opportunities for student research in a variety of ways.

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Minor in Legal Studies

​The minor is an interdisciplinary studies program that provides students the opportunity to develop their intellectual interest as well as their substantive knowledge of the role of law in society.

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B.S. in Entrepreneurship

​The degree provides a solid foundation to students wishing to impact the world through their business ventures, non-profit ideas and creative solutions to problems in the real world.

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​The Department helps connect students with alumni and employers in the fields that best complement their classroom learning experience and specialized interests.

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Current Students

​Every student’s story is different, and how you choose to take advantage of the numerous opportunities to learn, grow and flourish is up to you. Research opportunities, unique work experiences and student clubs and organizations are just a few of the ways our students get involved.

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