applications for the

certificate program are open

to learn more about the undergraduate certificate, click here.

For the graduate certificate, click here.


Entrepreneurship Certificate

The UGA Entrepreneurship Certificate Program prepares students to become successful and dynamic entrepreneurs in private, public and non-profit sectors. It is also an invaluable learning opportunity for those interested in working for a startup or non-profit, or pursuing investment banking and angel funding.

The certificate is open to UGA undergraduate students from any major and provides an in-depth look at what it takes to develop an idea into a successful venture including how to build an effective team and secure funding.



The UGA Entrepreneurship Certificate Program is open to all UGA students, both undergraduates and graduates, who have at least 30 credit hours and a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

The certificate takes 15 hours to complete and is typically fulfilled within 2 years.


Deadlines + Decisions

 SEMESTER                     Application Opens         Application Deadline

Fall                                      Sept 1                               Oct 1

Spring                                Feb 1                                Mar 1

Accepted students will be notified via email approximately two weeks after the deadline.



Fifteen hours of approved coursework is required to complete the certificate. Courses must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or higher. Elective hours can be applied towards both the certificate and graduation requirements as appropriate for each major/minor. Application and acceptance to the program is also required.

Required Courses (9 hours)

  • ENTR 5500 Introduction to Entrepreneurship

  • ENTR 5505 Entrepreneurial Finance

  • ENTR 5525 Managing the Entrepreneurial Venture

Elective Courses (6 hours minimum)

Click HERE to view elective courses listed by College.