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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: n/a
  • Foreign: $ 10k / Year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English

    Spring: December 26/Fall: August 14

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    The best entrepreneurs are those who possess a solid functional knowledge of the business world, the skills and vision to inspire and motivate others, and the ability to navigate change and persist in the belief of their ideas. The University of Minnesota Crookston can help you strengthen your skills and expand your knowledge base while mentoring your enthusiasm and drive.

    Entrepreneurial behavior is increasingly recognized as a critical necessity for growth of the economy—both here in the U.S. and internationally. The primary driver of economic growth is the creation of jobs by small businesses. UMC’s major in Entrepreneurship provides students access to education and training in skills and behaviors related to the recognition of ideas and potential ventures, feasibility evaluation, assembling resources, and launching of new ventures. Entrepreneurship grads add immediate value in any organizational setting, whether starting their own venture or serving an organization as an employee.

    The field of entrepreneurship offers considerable career flexibility and opportunity advancement in many areas. A strong entrepreneur has knowledge of business development and finance as well as creativity, innovation, and drive. UMC students receive training and practical experience in entrepreneurship delivered by faculty who excel in mentoring students to their greatest potential. Graduates with a UMC Entrepreneurship major will have the opportunity to advance to positions of leadership and build rewarding careers that create economic and social value, strengthen society, and enhance quality of life on a global scale.

    Detailed Course Facts

    Application deadline Spring: December 26/Fall: August 14 Tuition fee
    • USD 10030 Year (International)
    Start date 2016 Credits 120
    Duration full-time 48 months Languages Take an IELTS test
    • English
    Delivery mode On CampusOnline Educational variant Full-time More information Go To The Course Website

    Course Content

    Program outcomes: graduates will:

    • Capability and initiative to identify entrepreneurial opportunity, assess and evaluate risk, and plan for small business ventures
    • Leadership and entrepreneurial competencies required to conceptualize, plan, finance, resource, manage, and grow small businesses
    • Skills of creativity in relation to organizational challenges and business opportunities
    • Effective oral and written communication skills in various mediums and organizational contexts
    • Effective evaluation skills in determining appropriate resources and necessary courses of action
    • Ability to work effectively with people of different backgrounds and personal priorities toward the accomplishment of goals


    • Accounting Systems
    • Business Writing
    • Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business
    • Entrepreneurial Marketing (3.0 cr)
    • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Finance
    • Field Studies in Entrepreneurship and Small Business
    • Entrepreneurship and Small Business Strategies
    • Orientation to Online Learning
    • Business Law
    • Business Ethics
    • Principles of Management
    • Fundamentals of E-Business
    • Internship
    • Principles of Marketing
    • Principles of Accounting I
    • Financial Accounting
    • Principles of Accounting II
    • Managerial Accounting
    • Agribusiness Financial Records
    • Business Plan Development for Agribusiness
    • Business Planning
    • Professional Agriselling
    • Personal Selling

    USA requirements for international students

    Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100. 

    After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department. 

    Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.

    University requirements

    Program requirements


    Apply to University of Minnesota, Crookston (UMC) as a freshman if you have earned or attempted fewer than 24 semester or 36 quarter college credits after high school graduation. All prospective students are encouraged to apply for admission. Students who have not been granted a standard high school diploma must pass the GED test before they are admitted as a regular student.

    Application Process:
    • Complete an Application for Admission
    • Submit a $30 non-refundable application fee
    • Submit official high school transcripts
    • Submit ACT or SAT test scores (UMC ACT code 2129)
    • Submit official college transcripts for all college credits attempted or earned

    Work Experience

    No work experience is required.

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