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Programs in Entrepreneurship

NC State's programs in entrepreneurship offer students the option to apply an entrepreneurial approach to a variety of industries including, but not limited to, engineering, agriculture, business, and the arts.

Undergraduate Curricular Programs

Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Minor

The Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program is developing the next generation of agriculture entrepreneurs through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Learn more.

Arts Entrepreneurship Minor

The Arts Entrepreneurship Minor helps emerging arts entrepreneurs leverage a broad knowledge base to create successful arts ventures. Learn more.

Blue Economy Innovation Program

Sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, while preserving the health of ocean ecosystems and the communities which depend on them.

Entrepreneurship Track in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science offers an entrepreneurship track specifically for those pursuing a degree in computer science. Learn more.

Engineering Entrepreneurs Program

The Engineering Entrepreneurs Program is an alternate to senior design, providing fully-immersive, multi-disciplinary, simulation-like learning. Learn more.

Entrepreneurship Clinic

Inspired by the university teaching hospital model, the Entrepreneurship Clinic integrates research, teaching and real world experience by providing a place where faculty, students, entrepreneurs and service providers go to teach, learn and build the next generation of businesses in Raleigh. Learn more.

Graduate Programs

Technology Entrepreneurship Commercialization

The Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (TEC) program is a unique interdisciplinary program that provides students the knowledge, skills and tools needed for bringing technology innovations to market.

Graduate Business Certifications

Featuring a selective mix of courses, a certificate program is an outstanding way to differentiate yourself in your field. Students graduate with confirmation that they have spent a notable amount of time learning specific business knowledge that will help make them leaders in the workplace.


Undergrad and Graduate Programs

Entrepreneurship Clinic (eClinic)

The NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic fuels the NC State Mentors Program where +60 industry experts interact with our top students through social events. The Clinic offers the Andrews Launch Accelerator, a summer program to help founders turn their visions into reality.

Mentorship Program

The NC State Entrepreneurship Mentorship Program facilitates interaction between industry experts and entrepreneurial-minded students at NC State.

Poole College of Management Business Sustainability Collaborative

Opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to work on real-world experiential learning projects with local companies driving social and environmental impact through the B Corp Clinic.

Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program, and program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, supports campus and community social entrepreneurs and the creation of social enterprises.