Entrepreneurship

Professional Studies Certificate

With a customizable five-course curriculum that blends online and in-person classes, the Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Certificate prepares you to launch or contribute to new ventures that answer market demand and foster sustainable social change. Grounded in Boston College’s tradition of ethics-driven business education and a focus on long-term professional community and support, the certificate is designed for individuals of all backgrounds who want to apply an entrepreneurial mindset to diverse business challenges at startups, nonprofits, and organizations of all kinds.

At a Glance

How many courses?


Five courses—one core course plus four electives.

How much will it cost?


$12,240 based on completing all courses during the 2022–2023 Academic Year.

Flexible scheduling


With online, in-person, and hybrid course options, you can complete this certificate on your terms and at your pace.

Curriculum

Core Course

ADBM2650
Entrepreneurship

 

Electives

Complete four of the following courses:


ADBM2650 Strategic Leadership
ADSY Digital Marketing Strategy
  Digital Commerce
  Business Planning for New Ventures
  Design and Prototyping for Entrepreneurs
  Funding for New Ventures
  Social Entrepreneurship

 

Apply

Print

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Deadlines

Regular Decision
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Application

Start Your Application

There is no application fee, and résumés are optional.

If you are mailing hard copies of application materials, please send them to:

Boston College
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

*Current Woods College degree students interested in adding a certificate to their plan of study should not use the online application. 

Declare your certificate here.

 

Academic Transcripts

Submit one of the following:

  • Official high school degree
  • Official GED
  • Official college/university transcript

Please mail transcripts to:

Boston College
Woods College of Advancing Studies Admissions Office
St. Mary's Hall South
140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

If your academic institution provides electronic transcripts please indicate wcasadm@bc.edu as the recipient.

Personal Statement

To be uploaded to your online Application Form.

In 500-750 words, describe your academic and professional goals, any experience relevant to this program, and your future plans, expectations, and aspirations.

 

Questions

Please contact Anna Hughes, anna.hughes@bc.edu