Entrepreneurship education at U.S. universities formally began at Harvard University in 1947 with a single course and most significant efforts began in the past 30 years (Katz 2003). This paper provides entrepreneurship education profiles of top ranked programs, emerging campus-wide programs, and 1890 Land Grant Institution programs. Entrepreneurship Centers (ECs), typically in Schools of Business, are components of entrepreneurship education at many institutions. ECs have programs and services from research to academic instruction to community outreach and programming. This paper introduces a typology of ECs predicated upon their academic programs and community outreach. Detailed program information on and recommendations for the 1890 Land Grant Programs is provided.
Glackin, Caroline. 2004. "Entrepreneurship Education at 1890 Land Grant Institutions: A Profile of Programs and Consideration of Opportunities." Journal of Rural Social Sciences, 20(2): Article 4. Available at: https://egrove.olemiss.edu/jrss/vol20/iss2/4