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.
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How to Apply
The UGA Entrepreneurship Certificate Program is open to all UGA undergraduate majors 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
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