Embark on a transformative journey where innovation, leadership, and a social mindset converge to shape the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. Our program is designed to equip students with the skills and mindset needed to navigate the dynamic landscape of business and make a meaningful impact on the world. 

The BBA in Entrepreneurship degree program at the Quinlan School of Business concentrates on learning by doing. Through hands-on projects, real-world challenges, and collaboration with industry experts, you'll learn to identify opportunities and turn your ideas into viable ventures. 

Loyola also offers an entrepreneurship minor for both business and non-business majors.


Program Highlights

  • Discover Your Passion: explore your interests and discover your passion.  
  • Validate the Need: learn to analyze market trends, understand consumer needs, and ensure that your entrepreneurial pursuits are grounded in a genuine demand. 
  • Bring Ideas to Market: our curriculum guides you through the entire process of bringing your ideas to market. Gain practical insights into product development, prototyping, and successful go-to-market strategies. 
  • Customer Acquisition: master the art of acquiring and retaining customers.  
  • Global Expansion: explore strategies for expanding your ventures on an international scale and develop a global mindset that sets you apart in the competitive business landscape. 
  • Social Impact: build a social mindset that encourages you to consider the broader impact of your ventures on society.  
  • Leadership Development: hone your leadership skills through experiential learning, mentorship programs, and interactions with successful entrepreneurs.  
  • Innovative Thinking: embrace creativity and develop solutions that disrupt industries and create positive change. 

What You'll Learn

  • Critical Thinking and Problem-Solving: develop the ability to analyze complex situations, identify problems, and create innovative solutions. 
  • Effective Communication: learn to articulate your ideas clearly and persuasively, whether pitching to investors, collaborating with team members, or engaging with customers. 
  • Financial Literacy: understand the financial aspects of entrepreneurship, including budgeting, financial forecasting, and managing resources efficiently. 
  • Adaptability and Resilience: entrepreneurship is a journey filled with uncertainties. Cultivate resilience, adaptability, and the ability to navigate challenges with confidence. 
  • Ethical Decision-Making: explore the ethical dimensions of entrepreneurship and learn to make decisions that align with your values and contribute positively to society. 


An entrepreneurship major provides a versatile skill set that is highly valued across industries. Whether you choose to launch your own venture or pursue a career within an established organization, the entrepreneurial mindset and skills acquired during your studies will prove beneficial in navigating today's dynamic and competitive job market.  

Other job opportunities include: 

  • Business consultant 
  • Corporate innovation manager 
  • Product manager 
  • Venture capitalist or angel investor 
  • Corporate strategy manager 
  • Business development manager 
  • Sales manager 
  • Research and development 
  • Intrapreneur 

Because Loyola is a member of the Jesuit network of 27 colleges and universities nationwide, our graduates can receive career services at Loyola Career Services, as well as at career centers at U.S. Jesuit colleges and universities.


All Quinlan School of Business students must complete the University Core Curriculum, Business Core Curriculum, and Undergraduate School of Business program requirements. Students pursuing the BBA degree in Entrepreneurship must also complete the program requirements listed in the Academic Catalog.


To apply for admission and scholarship consideration, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admission and indicate your interest in this program on your application. For more information, see the following resources:

Tuition and Financial Aid

The Loyola Quinlan School of Business is committed to helping students secure the necessary financial resources to make their business education at Loyola affordable.