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Management and Social Entrepreneurship

The Management & Social Entrepreneurship Major prepares you to be an effective leader within multiple organizational contexts such as non-profit organizations, corporations, and entrepreneurial ventures.

Program Highlights


Participate in field work/internships locally or nationally. 


Be a part of an organization that is challenging the status quo in Rochester and beyond  


Be prepared to interview for your dream job  

B.S. Program Credits: 124

General Education:B.S. 60

Major/Concentration: B.S. 68

Standard Completion Time
Four Year Program


What Will I Learn?

You will develop strong management and leadership skills and apply entrepreneurial solutions to pressing social issues. Coursework includes core business disciplines such as accounting, marketing, finance, economics and information systems. You will learn the value of creating jobs in your community.  

Where Can It Take Me?


  • Sydor Optics, Inc.: Marketinh
  • Feed My Starving Children: Event Planning
  • Caritas Consulting LLC: Financial Consulting
  • Pius X Federal Credit Union: Accounting
  • Foodlink: Operations


  • Logan Lawn and Landscape: Owner 
  • Jp Morgan Chase: Senior Operations Specialist 
  • Wegmans: Service Team leader

Grad Schools

  • Roberts Wesleyan College

Alumni Success

Erin Russel'13

Marketing Specialist

JRS Pharma 


Sarah Becker'13

International Finance Supervisor



Kayla Eddy '15

Anti-Human Trafficking Advocate


Renee Colon

Owner, Fuego Coffee Roasters, Rochester, NY
& Fuego Guate in Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Who Will I Meet?


Dr. Ervin Starr, Professor of Management & Social Entrepreneurship

Dr. Ervin Starr has been actively involved in small business development, ownership, and executive coaching in the US and abroad. Currently he is working in Guatemala, and with companies in the US.  And is an active owner in two private companies. A faculty in our School of Business since 2001, Dr. Starr is the Director of Undergraduate Business. He has traveled to over 25 countries, including student trips led to Guatemala, India, and Europe (UK, France, Spain, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Switzerland, Germany, and Lichtenstein).  Along with his wife, Professor Carrie Starr, they have authored two books on Marriage and Finances. Dr. Starr has helped lead a national recognized Enactus team and traveled to several world cup events for Enactus (including Beijing, China in 2015). A love of peoples and cultures has fueled his work in International Business. Including the development and business investment work he has been part of for over 2 decades.


Jessie Cooke, Management & Social Entrepreneurship

The Management and Social Entrepreneurship major has provided me with the opportunity to develop an undergraduate learning experience that is unique to my interests. I feel my professors really know me - they always go out of their way to help! This degree will be a terrific platform for my career.




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