The dreamer meets the opportunist: The entrepreneur

In Quincy University’s Entrepreneurship minor program, your ideas matter. Students from all majors can find a place in business and learn to finance, grow, network and market for success. Backing dreams with solid goals and business fundamentals, this program will give you a running start on the business platform.

“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.”—Steve Jobs

Your Courses

Wade into the marketplace with experienced professors who have been named as fellows of the Coleman Foundation.


Becoming a Leader

My leadership roles taught me the importance of empathy, acceptance, and understanding. I learned so much about digging deeper into the motivations of others. That skill helps with everything I do now.
Jay Austin '15, Founder, InitialSignatures

Internship Opportunities:

Quincy Businesses have been instrumental in students’ journeys to entrepreneurship.

  • QuincyNet
  • Midwest GIS
  • Your Electronic Warehouse
  • Justice Publishing
  • 9th and York Gallery

Clubs & Organizations

  • Institute for Management Accountants (IMA), which is affiliated with the national IMA organization and promotes the leadership and teamwork of accounting and finance professionals
  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), which promotes free enterprise practices through community involvement

The Quincy chapter of Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), is a premier international student entrepreneurship network. The mission of CEO is to inform, support and inspire college students to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation.

Participate in campus activities

  • Attend annual conferences.
  • Network with the professionals and present your ideas at the annual Self-Employment in the Arts (SEA) conference


  • Accountant and Financial Analyst
  • Auditor, Department of Revenue
  • Internal Revenue Agent, Federal Government
  • Corporate Accountant
  • Corporate President
  • Credit Analyst
Fun Fact: 90 percent of QU graduates are employed in professional positions or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

There’s no application fee when you apply online.

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