An entrepreneurship degree from Shippensburg University will prepare you for any one of the following career tracks:
- Corporate entrepreneurship (intrapreneurship): Developing new operations or products for existing corporations
- Independent entrepreneurship: Starting your own for-profit firm
- Family business: Working for the family firm as new or future management
- Social entrepreneurship: Starting new or developing existing not-for-profit or community service oriented firms
Ship's entrepreneurship program has a 100 percent employment rate for graduates of the program. Ship has a well-established Business Internship Program that provides opportunities for on-the-job experience while gaining college credits. While participation is not mandatory for the completion of an entrepreneurship concentration, students earn one full credit hour to every equivalent of a 40-hour workweek they finish. Students can receive a maximum of nine credits.
These internship opportunities include family businesses, franchises, small businesses, and corporations where there is a need for entrepreneurial-minded individuals. Internships often turn into job offers, according to post-graduate surveys of Ship business students.
The SHIP Career Connection online job bank contains listings for both full- and part-time internship opportunities at some of PA's leading employers.
The average salary for entrepreneurship jobs in PA is $85,000.