Lubar Academics
Undergraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship
Many students entering the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business will eventually work for or with small companies, or will launch enterprises of their own. The Entrepreneurship Certificate is designed to offer business students the opportunity to complement their major field of study with an additional concentration in entrepreneurship. Students will take a coordinated series of courses and receive a certificate that signifies their knowledge in this area.

Students completing the Entrepreneurship Certificate will have coursework in venture financing, business-to-business transactions, marketing, and a variety of topics relating to entrepreneurship. With this background in addition to a major field, students can gain the knowledge and skills needed to assess new enterprise opportunities, obtain financial resources, market and start new ventures, and manage entrepreneurial ventures for growth and profitability.

To obtain the certificate, you must complete a minimum of 15 approved entrepreneurship credits, meeting all prerequisites, while fulfilling the requirements of the baccalaureate degree. The certificate is open to all undergraduate business and non-business majors, and to students who have previously earned a bachelor's degree from UWM or any accredited college or university.

Entrepreneurship Certificate Brochure


The UWM-Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate and up-to-date. However, it is the student's responsibility to verify all program requirements with an academic advisor in the Student Services Center.