Power your entrepreneurial drive with the knowledge and skills you’ll develop in our multidisciplinary program — ranked in the top 11% in the country. 

At A Glance

What You’ll Learn:

  • Immerse yourself in entrepreneurial endeavors beginning your first year through IDEA, academic competitions, and co-curricular activities.

What You’ll Do:

  • Engage in coursework that emphasizes every aspect of building and managing a new enterprise.
  • Put theory into action as you create a startup in our rich co-curricular innovation hubs, guided by inspiring faculty and entrepreneurial alumni.

Where You’ll Go:

  • Create positive change in society as a start-up founder, corporate or social entrepreneur, or the leader of your family business.

Program Level: Undergraduate

Offered As: Major, Minor

College/School: College of Business

Our Students

Where Our Students Go

Determined, visionary graduates of Bryant's Entrepreneurship program go on to prestigious graduate schools and are in demand by business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

  • Abe & Co.
  • Bluelinx Corporation
  • CVS Health
  • Figmints
  • Form Labs
  • Gartner, Inc.
  • The Hanover Insurance Group
  • Juan Valdez Cafe
  • Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
  • NewView.Media
  • Tribalvision
  • Wayfair
  • Zoominfo
  • Bryant University
  • Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School
  • Northeastern University
  • Providence College
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Business Entrepreneurship Leadership Center

The Business Entrepreneurship Leadership Center, a state-of-the-art, 250,000-square-foot building, is the heart of Bryant University's campus transformation. This expansion creates room to reinvent and renew Bryant's campus footprint and deliver on the Vision 2030 pillars of academic excellence, vibrant student life, community and belonging, and economic mobility.

The Business Entrepreneurship and Leadership Center at Bryant University

Learn Through Experience

A Bryant University student presents at the Entrepreneurship Expo inside the Quinlan / Brown Academic Innovation Center.

Career Education Opportunities

  • Shadow and network with accomplished entrepreneurship alumni to explore different paths.
  • Secure an entrepreneurship internship through the Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from 400+ prestigious organizations at on-campus career fairs.

Clubs and Organizations

  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization
  • Bryant Ventures
  • Bryant University Entrepreneurship Conference


  • IDEA mentor as a member of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK)
  • Enactus member


  • Research and Engagement Day 
  • Bryant App-a-Thon competition
  • E-pitch competition
Bryant University Professor R. Isil Yavuz, Ph.D.

Faculty Spotlight

"So many entrepreneurs are drawn in by the idea that you can be your own boss, but they don’t fully realize that means working much harder than you would as an employee because now all of the responsibility is yours.”

R. Isil Yavuz, Ph.D.
Entrepreneurship Coordinator,
Assistant Professor of Management

About This Program