The Department of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Venture Innovation will offer bachelor's,
master's, and doctoral programs for students who want to be tomorrow’s business, community,
and academic innovators. Faculty in the program discover and disseminate knowledge
through their research, supporting Arkansas, economic development and the academic
PhD Program: Strategy and Entrepreneurship Doctoral Degree
The department offers a PhD program in Business Administration that prepares students
for careers as scholars focused on problems facing businesses. The program offers
areas of emphasis in Entrepreneurship, Nonmarket Strategy, and Corporate Social Responsibility,
and Micro foundations of Strategy and Entrepreneurship.
A new program is being developed at the U of A that will train and support regional entrepreneurs focused on outdoor recreation-oriented hospitality, service and experience businesses, as well as outdoor industry product design and development start-ups.
The marketplace has evolved in the past decade or so to provide an increasingly large lane for those who want to pursue their own passions as solopreneurs, innovate in existing organizations, or launch and build new businesses.