Undergraduate Programs


Do you have an interest in business but still value freedom and flexibility? The University of Toledo’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation degree program attracts the business “rebels.” Learn the skills you need to build and sustain your own business or work in a progressive company that values creative leaders.

Our graduates know how to craft a business plan. They study key disciplines like finance, management, communications, human resources and ethics.

Top Reasons to Study Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UToledo

  1. Nationally ranked business school.
    UToledo’s accredited College of Business and Innovation is one of the country’s best business schools. It has top-notch facilities and faculty. The majority of our students get internships and find jobs when they graduate.
  2. Hands-on learning.
    Our classes feature lively discussion, projects that teach practical business skills and case studies of current businesses like Airbnb and Proactiv.
  3. Leadership skills.
    Make yourself more marketable. Add our leadership minor and learn what it takes to be an effective leader.
  4. Learn how to write a business plan.
    t’s the first step to creating any business — know your story. Our undergraduates practice and graduate with this valuable skill.
  5. High-tech classrooms and labs.
    The 54,000-square-foot Savage & Associates Complex houses our PNC Entrepreneurship Lab and the Center for Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
  6. Business plan competition.
    UToledo’s College of Business and Innovation fosters the entrepreneurial spirit with this annual contest for faculty, staff and students. The person with the most innovative business idea wins $10,000.
  7. LaunchPad Incubation program.
    UToledo is a large, research university that offers invaluable programs like this one. The state-of-the-art LaunchPad Incubation facility is housed on campus, and helps startups in the region develop their businesses.
  8. Faculty in the trenches.
    Learn franchising from someone who owns a franchise, or how to run a family business from someone who actually owns one.

What jobs can I get with an Entrepreneurship and Innovation degree?

Graduates of UToledo’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation program will be prepared to:

  • Start their own business
  • Acquire a franchise
  • Take over a family business
  • Work for an established company that wants creative people to develop and manage new products

Hands-On Learning Opportunities

At UToledo, we take you beyond the textbooks and the four walls of a classroom. These real-world experiences are what help our graduates gain professional skills and land jobs.

Internships

Finding an internship is easy thanks to UToledo’s robust community partnerships with companies and organizations around the region. Dive into unique opportunities that prepare you to launch your career.

Internships help you:

  • Gain practical experience
  • Build your resume
  • Refine your skills
  • Cultivate contacts

More than 85% of our students find internships with the help of the College of Business and Innovation’s Business Career Programs office.

Research

UToledo is known for its undergraduate research opportunities. Start as early as your freshman year. Work with faculty who enjoy collaborating with students.

99
undergraduates received research funding (2022)
21,000+
hours spent by undergraduates on research

Our Office of Undergraduate Research can:

  • Connect you to faculty mentors and projects
  • Help you find funding
  • Help you present your research at conferences and other events

Study Abroad

Travel, experience new cultures and meet new people — all while earning college credit.

UToledo's Education Abroad Office can help you find the perfect opportunity. You can apply for grants, scholarships and financial aid to help fund study abroad.

  • Semester at Sea
  • Short-term, summer and faculty-led trips
  • Direct exchange programs with other universities
  • Teach English abroad
  • Global health program (med student clerkships)
  • Rocket Kids (work with youth around the world)

Rocket Kids Semester

The Rocket Kids program offers University students a fall, spring or summer semester internship providing recreational programming to U.S. military youth while experiencing the world in locations such as Germany, Italy, Belgium and The Netherlands.

Rocket Kids interns will gain practical experience in programming, leadership, health and wellness, creative arts, performing arts, cultural and literary arts, team and individual sports, adventure and outdoor recreation and STEM education.

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On-campus and Part-time Jobs

  • Learn skills that prepare you for a career after graduation.
  • Build your resume.
  • Earn money.

If you want to work, there are plenty of opportunities on campus and at businesses near campus. If you demonstrate financial need, you may qualify for the federal work-study program.

Student Organizations

Our most successful students get involved.

UToledo has 400+ student organizations that will help you:

  • Make friends.
  • Build your resume.
  • Network.
  • Be a leader.
  • Serve your community.
  • Have fun!

Tuition and Scholarships

Most new students don't pay full price. 94% of new UToledo students receive scholarships or other state and federal aid.

Keep in mind: Your cost will vary by college, program and a host of other options. This is the average amount full-time students pay per year.

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Choose Ohio First scholarship

Ohio residents who have been accepted into this STEM program are eligible for the Choose Ohio First scholarship — a four-year, renewable scholarship.

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Honors College

The Jesup Scott Honors College at The University of Toledo offer our best and brightest the resources and opportunities needed to unlock your fullest potential. Whether you aspire following graduation to cure disease, innovate technology, advance statecraft, redefine markets, or express creatively, together we can fuel vibrant and promising tomorrows.

Honors students come from a variety of countries, backgrounds and cultures. While we may bond over a tough class, our differences make us blossom.

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Benefits of Honors

The Honors College is a community of academically gifted students from all majors on campus. Students take unique Honors classes taught by dedicated Honors faculty and complete an Honors thesis or capstone project in their major, earning the Honors medallion at graduation within their normal program of study. Honors students are challenged to think more deeply and broadly about what they learn. With special academic, cultural, and professional development opportunities, their education extends beyond the classroom.

Honors students can also choose exclusive housing in the Honors Academic Village or the historic McKinnon, Scott and Tucker Halls.

Explore more about what the Honors College can offer you as a budding professional, inquisitive scholar, and engaged person.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated: 11/16/23