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Power your entrepreneurial drive with knowledge and skills you’ll develop in our multidisciplinary program, ranked No. 8 in the country. Offered as a major and minor.

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Program Overview

Entrepreneurship at Bryant

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

Program Features

  • Learn accounting, finance, management, and marketing skills critical to entrepreneurial success from preeminent faculty.  
  • Immerse yourself in entrepreneurial endeavors beginning your first year through IDEA, competitions, and co-curricular activities.
  • Through Bryant Ventures, team up with like-minded students to create the synergy to launch successful enterprises. 
  • Establish yourself as an entrepreneur at the student-run Bryant University North East Entrepreneurship Conference (BUNEEC).
  • Engage in the Bryant Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO), frequently recognized among the Nation’s Best Chapters.

Cross-Disciplinary Advantage

  • Our nationally acclaimed business foundation cultivates innovative thinking and problem-solving abilities through real-world projects that develop leadership skills.
  • Your liberal arts minor will be a competitive advantage, enriching an immersive education that integrates analytical and critical thinking.
  • Whether you begin your career or pursue grad school after graduation, the credentials of your major and minor distinguish you.


A Bryant Education
Dennis Cosmo '19

Dennis "Denny" Cosmo '19

  • Entrepreneurship
Complementary Minor:
  • Communication

An Army veteran, he hopes to use his Bryant experience to establish a Rhode Island-based social enterprise business.

Hometown: Cranston, RI

More Than a Major

  • Leadership
  • Clubs

The Bryant Difference

College Factual ranking
No. 8
College Factual 2019 ranks our Entrepreneurship program No. 8 in the country.
94% Agree
94% Agree
Of Bryant’s class of 2017, 94% agree that Bryant prepared them for success.
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No. 10
U.S. News & World Report 2019 Best College rankings list Bryant as No. 10 in the Regional Universities North category.

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
  • Le Cordon Bleu Culinary School
  • Lewis Bay Holdings
  • Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship
  • Mohegan Sun Casino
  • New England Patriots
  • Pepcom
  • Press Here Publicity
  • Providence College
  • TribalVision
  • University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
  • Wayfair

Experiential Learning Opportunities

Career Education Opportunities

  • Shadow and network with accomplished Entrepreneurship alumni to explore different paths.
  • Secure an entrepreneurship internship, available in various sectors, through our nationally recognized Amica Center for Career Education.
  • Discuss career opportunities with recruiters from 100+ prestigious organizations at on-campus career fairs.


    • Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization member
    • DECA member
    • Bryant Ventures
    • Bryant University North East Entrepreneurship Conference


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


    • Sophomore International Experience


    • Bryant Ventures
    • Bryant University North East Entrepreneurship Conference
    • Research and Engagement Day presenter
    • Bryant App-a-Thon competition
    • E-pitch competition
Professor Mazzucchelli

Inspiring Faculty

Our inspiring faculty are nationally-recognized educators, acclaimed industry experts, authors, and mentors who serve as consultants to organizations including Apple, Coca-Cola, FedEx, and Target, among others. Among them is:


Lecturer, Department of Management

Coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Program