Design & Innovation Management
Information Security, Assurance & Analytics
Market Research & Consumer Analytics
Supply Chain & Logistics Management
Tuition & Financial Assistance
Learn to recognize — and develop — opportunities in business and then act on them in an entrepreneurial way
Online, Corvallis, Bend
Business advantages require change-makers, disrupters, and insightful thinkers. Innovation and Entrepreneurship embraces these forces of creativity, innovation and process-based refinements. Here you'll learn how to recognize and develop opportunities in any organization, including corporations, non-profits, family, and small business.
Whether you are starting your own business or engaging in corporate innovation, the entrepreneurial mindset is a valuable asset. We want you to learn the entrepreneurial way of thinking.
Entrepreneurial thinking prepares students to react quickly in the business world in order to plan, lead and contribute to new business development initiatives.
Innovation and entrepreneurship is multidisciplinary and creative in nature. You'll learn about many different areas of business, in particular marketing, strategy, finance and management.
Innovation and entrepreneurship is an option for business administration majors offered in Corvallis or online through Ecampus. Innovation and entrepreneurship also is offered as a minor.
degrees and areas of focus
of classes have fewer than 50 students
companies recruit our students each year
Sydney, Australia: University of Technology Sydney
Vienna, Austria: Vienna University of Economics & Business
Santiago, Chile: Universidad de Chile, Facultad Economia y Negocios
Business Information Systems
Supply Chain Club
Joe D Lewis Scholarship
Foodguys Values Business Scholarship
Helen Mae Cropsey Memorial Scholarship
Glenn L Jackson Memorial Scholarship
Business Development Consultant
Market Research Analyst
Startups, inventions, ideas, community activism – all of this comes together in InnovationX, OSU’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. InnovationX is for learning the process that cultivates a great idea to ultimate success – or your next great idea. We bring together the creative and curious from all majors on campus; our cross-discipline collaboration strengthens the solutions we generate.
Learn more about our programs, including training and coaching on how to get your ideas off the ground and funding to support them.
Digging vines, studying climate, sniffing soil, pursuing the pinnacle pinot noir … If there’s a new chapter in the works for the Oregon wine story, it surely includes Christine Clair ‘10, Willamette Valley Vineyards’ winery director and someday successor to that winery’s founder.
Clair, who studied business entrepreneurship at the College of Business, metaphorically ‘inhaled her first bouquet’ of the Oregon wine industry while still a student by reading “At Home in the Vineyard,” the plucky bohemian memoir of Oregon wine pioneer, Susan Sokol Blosser. Clair kept drinking in the story.
I enjoy challenges, and I love to learn. That desire to learn and solve tough problems has guided me my entire career.
Kate Johnson '98
Act-On Software CEO
Graduates from the college's business administration program have become computer analysts, business process analysts, quality control managers, IT project managers, consultants, teachers, systems' analysts, chief information officers and more.
A success plan for life
Professional, personal and leadership skills form the backbone of successful careers. Blueprint, our award-winning series of classes, is focused on professional and leadership development and financial literacy. With Blueprint, you’re on track to graduate on time, with the skills and network to choose your career, and the savvy to make the big decisions at the right time.
We're not just business, we're family
Our first-year students live in one of our business-themed residence halls. This learning-focused, student-first, open-door culture makes the big Oregon State campus feel like the supportive place it is – and feel a lot smaller and easier to navigate than you might think.
We’re the only college at OSU that has a dedicated Career Success Center for our students. We help you find an internship, write a resume and find a job.
Ranked and accredited
Oregon State is ranked in the top five for online education with U.S. News & World Report. The College of Business overall, as well as our accounting program, is accredited by AACSB International – the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB International is the premier accrediting agency for degree programs in business and accounting.