Technological Entrepreneurship and Management

Our undergraduate technological entrepreneurship and management program offer students an opportunity to learn to start, finance and operate businesses and nonprofit organizations. Through coursework and projects in product development, consumer behavior, process innovation, management and entrepreneurship, students gain a full spectrum of skills needed to be an entrepreneur.

Degrees Offered

Technological Entrepreneurship and Management, BS

Focus Areas

consumer behavior
operations management and process innovation (including Six Sigma training)
product development
social entrepreneurship

Application Deadlines*

December 1, 2014
2015 Spring semester (January)

March 1, 2015
2015 Summer session 1 (June)

March 1, 2015
2015 Summer session 2 (July)

May 1, 2015
2015 Fall semester (August)

Affording College

Scholarships

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WUE eligible program

Undergraduate students from western states who enroll in this program are eligible for a discounted tuition rate

Financial Aid

ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.

* These are the priority application deadlines for admission and merit-based scholarship consideration. Late applicants will be considered for university admission and financial aid, but programs with higher admission standards will give priority consideration to applications submitted by these dates. Please view important dates on the academic calendar.

Technological Entrepreneurship and Management, BS

The BS in technological entrepreneurship and management bridges the gap between technology and business for students who want to launch their own technology-based ventures, profit or nonprofit, or prepare for a career in product or service design and development. The program provides tools to prepare students for launching innovative ventures that address consumer needs. The program structure is a collaborative effort, bringing together faculty from diverse programs focused on entrepreneurship and technological advances.

Students receive a foundation in technology and business fundamentals, with an emphasis on entrepreneurship and innovation in one of many focus areas:

  • consumer behavior
  • operations management and process innovation (including Six Sigma training)
  • product development
  • social entrepreneurship

Dedicated advisors help guide students in their course of study, choose the right courses, and stay on track for an on-time graduation.

This major is eligible for the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program at the following location: Polytechnic campus. Students from Western states, who select this major and campus, may be eligible for reduced nonresident tuition at a rate of 150 percent of Arizona resident tuition plus all applicable fees. See more information and eligibility requirements on the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) program.

For complete program information, required classes and other details, see the major map.

Requirements 

Additional Program Fee: No

Career Outlook 

Small businesses and start-ups create the majority of new jobs in the U.S., while larger corporations are looking to hire individuals who can see the big picture and solve complex problems. Students in the technological entrepreneurship and management program learn the range of skills needed to develop new products, services and business models, as well as whole new industries. This program prepares students for a wide variety of career possibilities, including:

  • business development
  • consulting
  • market analysis
  • product development
  • technology-based entrepreneurship
  • technology marketing
  • venture capital
Example Careers 

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to the following:

Management Analysts • Growth Rate*: 23.87% • Median Salary*: $ 78,490

Marketing Managers • Growth Rate*: 12.48% • Median Salary*: $ 116,010

Supply Chain Managers • Growth Rate*: 7.32% • Median Salary*: $ 99,540

Learn more about career outlook, example careers and average salaries.

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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