Entrepreneurs need to understand the social, cultural, and environmental issues surrounding entrepreneurship to thrive as business owners. As part of the Rutgers Stackable Business Innovation Program (rSBI), the Social Entrepreneurship Concentration is offered as a joint concentration of the Department of Management and Global Business (MGB) and the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA). Its credits are potentially transferrable to the following Master's programs: Master of Public Administration (MPA), MBA
Social entrepreneurship is an emerging field that crosses public and private boundaries. This joint RBS/SPAA Certificate describes the fundamental background of the world’s most intractable social and ecological problems. This certificate prepares the leaders of today and tomorrow to start for-profit or nonprofit enterprises to develop, fund, and implement solutions to a wide range of social, cultural, or environmental issues, and to lead broader social changes in areas such as poverty alleviation, health care, and community development. Students will learn the basics of entrepreneurship from both a theoretical and practical perspective and in the context of both for-profit and nonprofit enterprises.
You can take the course listed below as individual classes or as stackable courses toward the completion of a concentration.
The concentration and courses are offered by the Management & Global Business Department
Sample Relevant Careers: Nonprofit Manager, Social Impact Manager, Innovation Manager, Programs Manager, Culture and Community Coordinator