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Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Certificate

The interdisciplinary entrepreneurship certificate is designed for nonbusiness majors, such as graphic designers, writers, musicians, and health care providers. The certificate allows you to become more knowledgeable regarding starting or running a new business.

Visit the program website for more information.

Program Overview

This certificate allows the nonbusiness major to gain knowledge, skill sets, and experiences beyond their major studies in order to be successfully manage their careers.

Why Study Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship at Grand Valley?

  • Explore how to apply your entrepreneurial skills to a variety of situations including non-profit, corporate new product or business development, or your own business.
  • Mentoring and support from our Entrepreneur in Residence, our GVSU Entrepreneurship Faculty, and local entrepreneurial organizations such as Grand Angels, 77 IdeaLab, and StartGarden.
  • With a certificate, you can create stackable credentials that enhance your degree and bolster your resume.
  • You can complete it in one year or less.

Career Insights

This tool shows an overview of potential career opportunities for this major. Actual salaries, employment opportunities, and job titles may change over time.


For new students, visit the Admissions website for undergraduate requirements. Upon acceptance and for current students:

  • Declare your certificate via myBanner (Login to Banner Self-Service, click on Student, Student Records, Add a Certificate or Badge to your Program, Select the appropriate certificate from the drop down list, and click Submit)
  • Speak with the appropriate certificate coordinator to ensure criteria are being met (you will be able to track your progress toward the certificate in myPath as well!)
  • Once you are done with the requirements, apply to receive the certificate via myBanner.
  • Once the completion of your certificate has been verified, the certificate will be posted to your student record and will be viewable on your transcript. 

Location & Format

Students completing this certificate study downtown on the Robert C. Pew Grand Rapids Campus.

  • Face To Face


There are three courses (9 credits) that comprise the certificate:

  • ENT 150 - Entrepreneurial Quest
  • ENT 151 - New Venture Feasibility
  • ENT 251 - Entrepreneurial Management and Marketing

For More Information

Seidman College of Business
50 Front Avenue SW
(616) 331-7500

Admissions and Recruitment Office