Make It Matter

Student demonstrating her product during the innovation showcase.Entrepreneurship isn’t just selling something. To be a successful entrepreneur, you have to make things matter. Your product or service has to meet a specific need. You have to meet that need.

That’s why Clarkson teaches entrepreneurship. It’s why we turn our students into entrepreneurs.

Engineers, biologists, writers and filmmakers, physical and occupational therapists, computer scientists. Wherever your interests lead you, Clarkson gives you the skills and experience that matter. We give you the entrepreneurial keys that unlock the kind of future you want.

The Reh Center for Entrepreneurship, part of Clarkson’s School of Business, builds on the skills of Clarkson faculty, students and graduates. The Reh Center educates and trains entrepreneurs to get and manage start-up funding and grow their companies through sound management practices.

Clarkson, the Model for Entrepreneurship Education Nationwide

The U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship named Clarkson the “National Model Undergraduate Program in Entrepreneurship Education” for 2015. The award is given to a program that demonstrates excellence in seven key areas: innovation, quality, comprehensiveness, sustainability, transferability, depth of support and impact. It positions Clarkson as a national leader in entrepreneurship education. Put simply, we’re the best in the business.


Innovation and Entrepreneurship Bachelor of Science

This degree spans all disciplines, ideal for students in any field who want a flexible major with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Develop and manage innovation
  • Plan and commercialize innovation
  • Evaluate and manage innovative opportunities
  • Participate in and manage ideation and new product development
  • Understand the legal and policy issues associated with new ventures
  • Stimulate and manage the creation of new enterprises, both within existing structures and start-ups

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