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Entrepreneurship Certificate

Build Strategic Skills to Launch a New Venture

Grow businesses + lead startups

  • Take your business ideas and put them into action.
  • Gain the knowledge and skills you need to start companies and work in startup environments.
  • Expand your future possibilities, and bring new technologies and services to the world.

Innovate + impact society

  • Benefit from a curriculum steeped in creativity and innovation.
  • Learn to analyze the role of entrepreneurship in society.
  • Customize your certificate after taking just one required course, then select courses from a range of electives to meet your interests and goals.

Program Overview

Who is the certificate for?

Open to undergraduate students earning any nonbusiness degree at UW–Madison

15 total credits

  • 3-credit required foundational course
  • 9 credits of electives
  • Choose 3 additional credits in advanced entrepreneurship

Enhance your certificate experience

Participate in non-credit entrepreneurship competitions and student organizations

Certificate Completion

“Awarded Certificate in Entrepreneurship” will be notated on your official transcripts


If you have questions about undergraduate certificates, email the School of Business undergraduate advising center at or call 608-262-0471.