Careers

Careers for Entrepreneurship Majors

"Since 1980, entrepreneurs have created over 95 percent of the wealth that exists in America today." --J. A. Timmons in New Venture Creation (5th ed.), Irwin McGraw-Hill

Students who graduate with a B.S. in Entrepreneurship may initially work for someone else to gain experience, they may wish to pursue graduate studies or they may wish to start their own business immediately after graduation.

Here are some careers that can be pursued by Entrepreneurship graduates. You will note that some of these careers will require additional education, experience, degrees, and/or licenses.

Entrepreneurs:

  • Small Business Owner
  • Self-Employed Professional
  • Franchisor Owner/Specialist
  • Consultant & Business Analyst
  • Inventor
  • Family Business Successor
  • Artisan
  • Craftsperson
  • Independent Agent or Broker
  • Builder or Developer
  • Manufacturer
  • Wholesaler & Distributor
  • Venture Capitalist

Intrapreneurs: (Corporate Entrepreneurs)

  • New Product Development
  • Research & Development
  • Change Agents
  • Movers & Shakers
  • Innovators
  • Chief Creativity Officer

SUNY Plattsburgh Career Development Center

Our Career Development Center provides services, resources, and programs designed to help students and alumni to better understand the career development process, and to enhance their professional preparation and employability.

Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about the entrepreneurship program at SUNY Plattsburgh, or to arrange a campus visit, please contact

Dr. Nancy Church, Chairperson
Office: Au Sable Hall Room 208
Phone: (518) 564-4169
E-mail: nancy.church@plattsburgh.edu

Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
SUNY Plattsburgh
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901