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Master of Entrepreneurship

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Why Choose the Online Master of Entrepreneurship?

Complete your Master of Entrepreneurship program online while developing the knowledge, skills and self-confidence to create and grow entrepreneurial ventures.

Study from anywhere in the world and start your entrepreneurial venture

  • Interact with your professor and fellow students around the globe
  • Complete the M.E. program online anywhere while working full-time
  • Online Master of Entrepreneurship courses start every 6 weeks

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  • William Hartley Ph.D. William Hartley Ph.D. William Hartley, Ph.D. Vice-President of Student and Alumni Affairs
    Dean of the Anaheim University Akio Morita School of Business Dr. Hartley's background is a combination of education, private sector work, teaching and consulting. Holding a bachelor's degree, three master degrees, and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, University of California at Berkeley and University of Wisconsin respectively,... Read More...
  • Andrew E. Honeycutt, DBA Andrew E. Honeycutt, DBA Andrew E. Honeycutt, DBA
    President
    Andrew E. Honeycutt, DBA, President of Anaheim University, is the recipient of the Doctor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from Harvard University and the Masters in Business Administration degree in Organizational Behavior from Boston University. Dr. Honeycutt has served as Dean of the College of Business and Technology of Argosy University... Read More...
  • Robert Robertson, Ph.D. Associate Dean, Akio Morita School of Business Dr Robertson has more than twenty years of private and public sector experience as a senior manager. In addition, he has more than ten years of experience in academia as a Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean of Business and MBA program director in the United States and in Kazakhstan. He holds a PhD in Management and Organization (Stirling... Read More...
  • Caryn Callahan, Ph.D. Caryn Callahan, Ph.D. Caryn Callahan, Ph.D. Professor Holding a Ph.D. in East Asian Languages in Civilizations with a specialization in Japan from Harvard University, and an MBA specializing in Finance-Accounting from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Caryn Callahan is a former Vice President and International Equity Analyst for Merrill Lynch Japan as well as Financial Analyst for W.R. Grace &... Read More...
  • Jim Carland, Ph.D. Jim Carland, Ph.D. Dr. Jim Carland
    Carland Entrepreneurship Institute Director
    Dr. Jim Carland holds a Ph.D. in Management Policy and Systems from the University of Georgia as well as an MBA from Western Carolina University and has held Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) qualifications. Read More...
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Master of Entrepreneurship Overview

Anaheim University Carland Entrepreneurial Institute Video LectureEntrepreneur Magazine CEO Peter Shea'sAnaheim University CEO Video Interview

  • Learn about entrepreneurial innovation, marketing, management, accounting, forecasting, planning, intellectual property, finance, strategy, leadership, creation, and growth
  • Study with your professor and classmates through both live face-to-face HD webcam classes and daily online discussions in your free time.
  • Each term is 6 weeks in length, and you may enroll in new courses every 6 weeks.
  • Complete all 12 courses and earn your Master of Entrepreneurship degree in approximately 18 months.
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Master of Entrepreneurship Objectives   ObjectivesImageThe Objective of the Master of Entrepreneurship is to inculcate in graduates an advanced level of entrepreneurial vision and entrepreneurial will.   Entrepreneurial vision is:
  1. the ability to identify entrepreneurial opportunities that exist, those that represent untapped markets and underserved markets, and those that can be created by applying existing technologies to new fields and new markets; and,
  2. the ability to create entrepreneurial opportunities through the invention, development and exploitation of entirely new ideas, products and services, and/or the creation of new industries, infrastructures, and ways of doing business.
  Entrepreneurial will is the self confidence to actually create and grow entrepreneurial ventures which is established through the mastery of entrepreneurial skills. Read more...

In the Carland Entrepreneurial Institute's Master of Entrepreneurship (ME) degree program, you will take 12 courses.

Courses are taught in an accelerated semester format. Each term is 6 weeks in length, and you may enroll in new courses every 6 weeks. You have the option of enrolling in 1 course, several courses, or the entire ME program. Students completing the 12 courses will be conferred the Master of Entrepreneurship degree by Anaheim University.

ENT 500 Entrepreneurial Innovation 3 units
ENT 510 Entrepreneurial Marketing 3 units
ENT 520 Entrepreneurial Management 3 units
ENT 530 Entrepreneurial Accounting 3 units
ENT 540 Entrepreneurial Forecasting 3 units
ENT 550 Entrepreneurial Planning 3 units
ENT 560 Intellectual Property 3 units
ENT 570 Entrepreneurial Finance 3 units
ENT 580 Entrepreneurial Strategy 3 units
ENT 590 Entrepreneurial Leadership 3 units
ENT 600 Entrepreneurial Creation 3 units
ENT 610 Entrepreneurial Growth 3 units
     

 

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Master of Entrepreneurship Course Schedule 2014

Real-time online classes are 90 minutes; the first hour is led by the professor and the final half hour is for student-led discussion. All times are California/Pacific Time. Please note the schedule is subject to change.

TermTerm DatesCourses OfferedOnline Class ScheduleOnline Class Dates
1 Jan. 6 -
Feb. 16
ENT 550 Entrepreneurial Planning 6:30 - 8.00 pm 1/10/14
and
1/31/14
2 Feb. 17 -
Mar. 31
ENT 560 Intellectual Property 6:30 - 8:00 pm 2/21/14
and
3/14/14
3 Mar. 31 -
May 11
ENT 530 Entrepreneurial Accounting TBA 4/14/14
and
4/25/14
4 May 12 -
June 22
ENT 540 Entrepreneurial Forecasting TBA 5/15/14
and
6/6/14
5 June 23 -
Aug. 3
ENT 570 Entrepreneurial Finance TBA 6/27/14
and
7/18/14
6 Aug.4 -
Sept. 14
ENT 580 Entrepreneurial Strategy TBA 8/9/14
and
8/29/14
7 Sept. 15 -
Oct. 26
ENT 590 Entrepreneurial Leadership TBA 9/19/14
and
10/10/14
8 Oct. 27 -
Dec. 7
ENT 600 Entrepreneurial Creation TBA 10/31/14
and
11/21/14

NOTE: This schedule is subject to change. All class times are based on California time (PST).

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Master of Entrepreneurship Program Fees

Affordable Pay-As-You-Learn System: Pay for only one course at a time, or receive a 10% discount on tuition by paying 100% of your program fees at the time you enroll.

Application and Registration Fees
Application Fee
(Non-refundable after 5 days)
$ 75
Registration Fee
(Non-refundable after 5 days)
$ 100
Per Course Fees
Tuition Fee
($375 per credit x three credits)
$1,125/course taken
Records Fee $ 200 / term
Per Course Fee Total: $1325
Additional Fees
Transfer Credit Fee $ 125 / credit
Student Tuition Relief Fund (CA residents only)+ $ 8.50
End of Program Fees
Graduation Fee $ 300
Course Completion Letter $ 35 (optional)
Degree Program Total
Degree Program Total $16,375*

*Assumes completion in twelve terms. $17,075 for completion in ten terms (two fewer payments of $200 records fee). Maximum cost of program is $19,575 records fees of $200 for each additional term up to 3 years from date of matriculation).

+See the Policies and Procedures webpage for a description of the Student Tuition Recovery Fund (only for students residing in California).

The list of tuition fees does not include textbook fees. Textbooks average approximately $150 - $200 per course.

Note: Anaheim University makes certain provisions in order to provide access to library resources and library services for all students enrolled directly through Anaheim University. However, students enrolled in Anaheim University’s online graduate degree programs are required to have an additional reserve fund to be used for the purchase of journals and research - materials that will aid them in their studies by providing information specific to their unique areas of interest and research - and to provide access to software and other resources that may help them in the completion of their studies. The research reserve fund is $1,500 for masters students to be used over the duration of their program. Students are not required to spend the entire research fund - only that amount necessary in order to carry out their research.

The above itemizes all of the fees and charges for which the student is responsible.

Each course is US $1325 for tuition excluding books, materials and other costs listed above. Students must pay the required tuition fee prior to commencing their next course. The student is not required to pay this tuition fee until the student wishes to register for his or her next course.

Tuition may be paid on a course-by-course basis. Students who pay all program fees at one time are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition. Students may make payment by check, credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover), money order or bank transfer (the student is responsible for any transactions fees imposed by the institution). maintain active status, the records fee must be paid even if skipping a term.

Diplomatic and Military Service Discount: From January 1, 2006, those who have served their government through either diplomatic or military service may be eligible for a 10% discount.

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An application for a Masters in Entrepreneurship must include the following:

    • Application form
    • Application fee ($75)
    • One recent color photograph (digital is okay).
    • Official undergraduate transcripts from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education and/or CHEA, or by the government of the country in which the degree was awarded, in a sealed envelope from the awarding institution.
      ( Note: If the university does not routinely issue transcripts in English, original language records must be submitted with official English translations. We will accept translations issued by the university or a professional translating service. Translations must be exact and complete versions of the original records.)

Non-native English speakers must demonstrate college-level proficiency in one of the following ways:

  • Degree from an accredited institution where English is the primary language of instruction.
  • Transcript from an accredited institution indicating completion of at least 30 semester hours of credit where the language of instruction was English (“B” average)
  • Transcript from an accredited institution indicating a “B” or higher in an English composition class.
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 530 PBT / 197 CBT/ 71 iBT.
  • A minimum TOEIC score of 800.
  • A minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
  • A minimum PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report) of 50.
  • A minimum BULATS Level 3 (60), accepted only for Cultura Inglesia in Brazil.
  • A minimum grade of Level 3 on the ACT COMPASS’s English as a Second Language Placement Test.
  • A minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam.
  • A minimum B2 English proficiency level identified within the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Standards and assessed through various ESOL examinations, including the University of Cambridge.

Once your application materials have been approved, you will need to submit an Enrollment Agreement and tuition payment to complete the enrollment process.

Internet Access All students are required to have access to a computer equipped with Internet access capabilities.

Entrance Examination There is no entrance examination required for admission to Anaheim University.

Transfer Credits Anaheim University will accept up to two graduate semester classes or 6 units awarded by another institution toward a Masters in Entrepreneurship; International MBA, Diploma or Certificate; and Sustainable Management MBA, Diploma or Certificate at Anaheim University. The entering student will be required to clearly demonstrate the equivalency of a transfer course through relevant documents (syllabus, catalog, course outline) and justify its acceptance through petition. No course will be considered for transfer with a grade lower than a “B” or its equivalent. Petitions are directed to the specific Dean for the affected program. There is a fee of $125 per unit of credit transferred, and the overall program cost will be adjusted to reflect credit for the approved class(es). All petitions for transfer credit must be submitted as part of the student’s initial application to the University. Credits awarded as part of another degree will not be accepted for transfer.

Prior Experiential Credit Anaheim University will not extend experiential credit to any student.

We currently do not accept students who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland, and Minnesota due to regulatory matters. For more information, please call our Admissions Director at 714-772-3330.

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iconhowtoapply2The steps below are general guidelines for joining a program at Anaheim University. Just complete the following steps and, if approved, become part of Anaheim University's global community within 2 weeks.

ApplicationStep1

Read thoroughly through the pages of our website and catalog

ApplicationStep2 Click here to submit your application online
Click here to fill out a pdf version of the application and submit via email.
ApplicationStep4

The following documents are required for admission:

  • Application form (submit online)
  • Application fee payment (Submit credit card information online, mail check or send bank wire transfer)
  • One recent passport-size color photograph (submit online or mail original)
  • Official English language proficiency test score report if you are a non-native English speaker (mail original*)
  • Official transcripts.† (mail original*)
  • Official transcripts documenting at least one course in each of the following: accounting, finance and economics.†††† (mail original*)
  • Resume documenting a minimum of 5 years of work or teaching experience in a relevant area of business††††
  • Resume †† (submit online)
  • Brief Statement.†† (submit online)
  • Resume documenting a minimum of 4 years experience in some aspect of TESOL (teaching, teacher education or publishing).+++(submit online)
  • An outline (1,000 words) of the research that the applicant envisions undertaking for the dissertation. +++
  • Three references attesting to personal and professional qualifications. One reference must be from each of the following:+++
    - A recent employer.
    - A TESOL professional who can attest to the applicant’s potential as a doctoral student.
    - A member of the academic faculty where the applicant completed his/her MA.

†††† DBA Only
††† Ed.D TESOL Only
†† MA TESOL Only
† Not applicable to TESOL/TEYL Certificate Programs
scanned copies are accepted to expedite application process while waiting for originals to arrive in the mail

ApplicationStep3

Pay the application fee of $75 (Doctoral or Graduate Degree program) or $50 (TESOL Certificate/TEYL Certificate/Undergraduate Diploma in TESOL program).


This fee may be paid by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, check or bank wire transfer.

ApplicationStep5 Send all required application documents you do not submit online by registered mail to the Office of Admissions at:
Anaheim University
Office of Admissions Room 110
1240 S. State College Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92806-5150
USA
ApplicationStep6 Upon receipt of application materials, a receipt for the application fee will be sent to you. In case your application materials are incomplete, please follow the directions issued by AU. When the Dean has approved acceptance of a student, an acceptance message and enrollment agreement form will be sent to the student.

Important Notes:

Official TOEFL or TOEIC score document

Non-native English speakers must demonstrate college-level proficiency in one of the following ways:

  • Degree from an accredited institution where English is the primary language of instruction.
  • Transcript from an accredited institution indicating completion of at least 30 semester hours of credit where the language of instruction was English (“B” average for Ed.D, Masters, Graduate Programs & Graduate Certificates; “C” average for TESOL Certificate, Teaching English to Young Learners Program or TESOL Undergrad).
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 550 PBT / 213 CBT / 80 iBT (Doctoral); 530 PTB / 197 CBT / 71 iBT (Masters, Graduate Programs & Graduate Certificates); 500 PBT / 173 CBT / 61 iBT (TESOL Certificate, Teaching English to Young Learners Program or TESOL Undergrad).
  • A minimum TOEIC score of 800 (Doctoral, Masters, Graduate Programs & Graduate Certificates); 625 (TESOL Certificate, Teaching English to Young Learners Program or TESOL Undergrad).
  • A minimum IELTS score of 6.5 (Doctoral, Masters, Graduate Programs & Graduate Certificates); 6.0 (TESOL Certificate, Teaching English to Young Learners Program or TESOL Undergrad).
  • A minimum PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report) of 58 (Doctoral); 50 (Masters, Graduate Programs & Graduate Certificates); 44 (TESOL Certificate, Teaching English to Young Learners Program or TESOL Undergrad).
  • A minimum BULATS Level 3 (60), accepted only for Cultura Inglesia in Brazil.
  • A minimum grade of Level 3 on the ACT COMPASS’s English as a Second Language Placement Test.
  • A minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam.
  • A minimum B2 English proficiency level identified within the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Standards and assessed through various ESOL examinations, including the University of Cambridge.


Official transcripts
Request that each college or university which you have attended send a transcript of your record in a sealed envelope. The courses you have taken, grades received, and, if applicable, the date and title of the degree conferred must be listed on each transcript. Each transcript must have the official seal or imprint of the institution as well. (Note: If the university does not routinely issue transcripts in English, original language records must be submitted with official English translations. We will accept translations issued by the university or a professional translating service. Translations must be exact and complete versions of the original records.) You may either submit all of your sealed transcripts with your application form, or have them sent directly to the Anaheim University Office of Admissions in Anaheim, California. Non-official transcripts may be submitted if official transcripts have been requested and will be sent at a later date.

Ed.D in TESOL Program applicants must have official MA transcripts, in a sealed envelope from the awarding institution. Applicants to the Ed.D program must hold an earned MA degree from an accredited institution in TESOL, Applied Linguistics, or a relevant area of education, with an overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent from non-USA institutions).

The DBA program requires a Masters degree in business administration, in a functional area of business, non-profit management, public administration, a JD degree, or other degree relating to managerial functions from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education and/or CHEA, or by the government of the country in which the degree was awarded, and with an overall GPA of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent from non-USA Institutions.

Licenses or Certificates
Please include photocopies of any licenses or certificates you hold which relate to the degree program to which you are applying. Do not submit originals as these materials will not be returned.

Resume
Please submit an up-to-date summary of your academic and professional accomplishments. An Ed.D. applicant must present a resume documenting a minimum of 4 years experience in some aspect of TESOL (teaching, teacher education or publishing. A DBA applicant must present a resume documenting a minimum of 5 years of work or teaching experience in a relevant area of business

Brief Statement
For MA in TESOL applicants, please write a brief (300 - 400 word) statement setting out why you have selected the Anaheim University program, what you hope to get out of it, and how it will help you in your present and future career.

Upon receipt of application materials, a receipt for your application fee payment will be sent to you. In the case that your application materials are incomplete, please follow the directions issued by AU. When the Dean has approved acceptance of a student, an acceptance message and enrollment agreement form will be sent to the student.

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