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Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship

The Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship works to enhance the entrepreneurial environment at K-State and throughout Kansas. Our programs are designed to provide a superior academic experience for all K-State students and to deliver key support to Kansas entrepreneurs. 

Major in Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship powers the American and global economies and is focused on opportunity recognition, creativity and innovation. This fast growing field gives students the knowledge and skills to turn their ideas into reality whether working for an existing organization or through a new venture.

Minor in Entrepreneurship

The minor in entrepreneurship provides students with the knowledge and skills to pursue entrepreneurial activity in whatever career field you wish to pursue. The 15-credit hour minor is a great opportunity for any K-State student to develop these important skills for professional success.

Online Entrepreneurship Fundamentals Certificate

The online noncredit certificate in Entrepreneurship Fundamentals is designed to be an overview of the entrepreneurial process. Through this self-paced course you will have the opportunity to test the feasibility of a new business idea. This course emphasizes practicality and utility over theory. 

Entrepreneurship Club

The Entrepreneurship Club’s purpose is to inspire and connect K-State students interested in innovation and entrepreneurship.  The club hosts opportunities such as K-State Launch, the Entrepreneurship Speaker Series and Wildcat Consulting, as well as many additional opportunities for students to network and prepare for an entrepreneurial career.

Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge

The Kansas Entrepreneurship Challenge is sponsored by the Kansas Masonic Foundation and Kansas Masons in partnership with Kansas State University and the Network Kansas Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge (YEC) Series to promote entrepreneurship and small business development in Kansas.  The competition is for student created, managed, and owned ventures.


Chad Jackson, director
e. cjackson@k-state.edu

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