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Management and Social Entrepreneurship: The Art of Helping Others Succeed

As a social entrepreneur, you’ll have a head for business and a heart for people. As you are cultivated into a character driven leader, you’ll learn to think like an entrepreneur with your bachelor’s degree. Help businesses become community-minded. You’ll learn to solve modern social problems in business. Build a toolbox of leadership skills, creativity, and sustainability.

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4 Year Promise

At Roberts, we are committed to giving you a head start in earning income and achieving your personal goals by helping you graduate in four years. In fact, we guarantee it.


Program Highlights

Participate in internships locally or nationally.

Consult for local businesses, travel abroad, and sharpen your skills.

Network with business leaders, partner with alumni, and find a mentor.


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Robbie Hinds (‘24 (Management and Social Entrepreneurship) is learning to master the art of helping others succeed. He came to Roberts in order to pursue a career in Human Resources.

He shares, “[The best thing about studying at Roberts] are the professors. All my professors are very engaging and care about my success in their courses. If I have any issues or need to talk with them, they are more than willing to talk with me, and it’s been great having professors who genuinely care about you.”

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.

  • Learn how to be a leader and creative problem solver
  • Manage projects for real clients
  • Consult for small business owners
  • Study international business, project management, and developmental economics

Career Outlook


  • Paychex, Inc.
  • Rochester General Hospital
  • Xerox Corp.
  • The Bonadio Group
  • Aflac
  • Ibero American Action League
  • Mary's Place Refugee Outreach
  • Ugandan Water Project


  • Small Business Owner
  • Service Team leader
  • Human Resources
  • Senior Operations Specialist

Grad Schools

  • Roberts Wesleyan University
  • Notre Dame University
  • University of Rochester
  • Columbia University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Frequently Asked Questions

As a social entrepreneur, you’ll have a head for business and a heart for people. Social entrepreneurship is finding business opportunities that address social issues. In order words, you’ll work to have a positive impact on society, communities, or people.

A career in management can be fulfilling on many levels. After obtaining a Management and Social Entrepreneurship degree from Roberts, you’ll be ready to make a positive impact in non-profit organizations, corporations, and entrepreneurial ventures.

According to the US Bureau of Labor, the median annual wage for those in management in 2021 was $102,450. Naturally, the numbers will differ by area, business, level, and position.

Yes! If you come to campus for an individual visit, you can meet individually with a professor to get an overview of the major and your individual questions answered. Our Discovery Day events typically include a Faculty & Services Expo, where you can meet your future professors.

We are committed to helping students meet the financial obligation to earn a degree and advance a career. Our Office of Student Financial Services works to assist all students in their effort to maximize financial aid. We award financial assistance to 100% of our undergraduate students.

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