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Professional connections, rigorous coursework, and hands-on learning have built our longstanding national reputation for preparing expert, innovative entrepreneurs, leaders, and innovators who are driven to lead businesses and improve our world.

The center is part of the Department of Management within Ball State’s Miller College of Business. Learning at and working with the center connects you with this greater community of distinguished business leaders.

Distinctive Programs Inspire Greatness

Faculty mentors outfit you with a solid foundation across business disciplines, then challenge you to apply classroom knowledge to real-world learning alongside industry partners. This experiential, risk-taking approach is our distinction, and it equips you with the know-how and connections to grow and develop your entrepreneurial skillset

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A Pioneering Start

Founded in 1983 by Dr. Donald F. Kuratko, Ball State’s Entrepreneurship Center was among the country’s first programs to focus on an undergraduate entrepreneurship degree. We have a long tradition of excellence in entrepreneurship education and often are featured in various media outlets as a top-ranked program.