Learn How to Change the World
While the sky is the limit on what you can do after earning your Social Entrepreneurship degree online at SNHU, the curriculum is designed to further business-oriented social consciousness careers focused on the betterment of society. Our online Social Entrepreneurship degree program provides you with a solid foundation of knowledge that you can use to launch a number of careers, develop socially responsible programs for businesses, effect societal change or further your education. You will graduate with social entrepreneurship skills that you can immediately apply to careers that enable you to positively impact society.
The B.S. in Social Entrepreneurship program provides an accurate, realistic perspective of the challenges and opportunities relating to social innovation projects. Some of the key takeaways of the degree program include:
- Ways to successfully manage a nonprofit organization.
- Financial literacy through the exploration of the broader financial realm of socially responsible organizations and how money is utilized for social causes.
- How to help businesses act in a socially responsible manner.
- Understanding of how public service organizations, governance, public policies and institutional-based programs impact social entrepreneurship.
- How to solve problems creatively and ethically with limited resources.
- How to identify and collaborate with other organizations and municipal agencies in your community.
To help you learn about the wide range of career opportunities, special events and news impacting the human services career field, we've compiled the list of professional development resources below. Because the human services career field is growing each year, there will undoubtedly be valuable new resources for social entrepreneurs emerging in the coming years. So please use this as a starting point for your career exploration.
Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship
A Duke University-sponsored organization that promotes the entrepreneurial pursuit of social impact through the thoughtful adaptation of business expertise.
A dynamic, global network of more than 7,500 business owners in 38 countries. Founded in 1987 by a group of young entrepreneurs, EO is the catalyst that enables entrepreneurs to learn and grow from each other, leading to greater business success and an enriched personal life.
National Center for Social Entrepreneurs
Founded in 1983, its mission is to increase the effectiveness and financial self-sufficiency of the nonprofit sector by helping nonprofits think and act in a more entrepreneurial manner.
A major source of funding for social entrepreneurs, it's mission is to drive large scale change by investing in, connecting and celebrating social entrepreneurs and the innovators who help them solve the world's most pressing problems.
Social Enterprise Alliance
The leading membership organization in North America for social enterprises, service providers, nonprofit organizations, corporations and venture capitalists that is actively building the field of social enterprise through networking opportunities, educational forums, strategic partnerships and legislation.