University of Southern California



Undergraduate Program

Academic Director: Tommy Knapp
For Marshall students seeking to focus on entrepreneurship, we offer a Certificate in Entrepreneurship, a.k.a. "The Entrepreneur Program," consisting of a recommended a sequence of four courses: Management of New Enterprises; Cases in Entrepreneurship (Feasibility Analysis); Business Plan; and Starting and Growing the New Venture.

Graduate Program

Academic Director: Steven Mednick
We offer MBA candidates an Entrepreneurship Concentration that requires a minimum of four courses for completion. Concentrators are required to take Introduction to New Ventures or the Entrepreneurship Prefall for MBA.PM students, Feasibility Analysis, and The Business Plan. Elective options include Cases in New Venture Management, Investing in New Ventures, Technology Feasibility, Technology Commercialization, and Corporate Entrepreneurship.

Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Academic Director: Tommy Knapp

Master of Science in Social Entrepreneurship
Academic Director: Adlai Wertman

Certificate in Technology Commercialization
Academic Director: Dr. Pai-Ling Yin
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Are you ready to take the entrepreneurial leap?

For inspiration and to get a sense of what the Entrepreneur Program is all about, check out the video clips of the speakers in the course BAEP 470 The Entrepreneurial Mindset, affectionately known as "The Leap".

USC Summer Program Exploring Entrepreneurship

High school students preview college, study entrepreneurship and earn three units of college credit in this 4-week, pre-college course.