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Business at Hopkins

Gain a unique academic and interpersonal edge.

Business at Hopkins strikes the balance of developing preeminent technical skills in research and academia, while equipping you with the business expertise you’ll need to pursue the career paths you want. Pairing any majors with business minors from the Center for Leadership Education enables students to strategically customize their undergraduate experience to meet their professional goals.

This flexibility coupled with our collaborative academic culture and resources provides students with a unique academic and interpersonal edge in the business sector.

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academic freedom

At Hopkins, you can pursue business from any angle.

Students interested in business and entrepreneurship take versatile courses where they can develop their skills, make connections, and gain hands-on experience.

Get your ideas off the ground

"We are students with a great idea to solve a major social problem, and we’re determined to get funding for our idea...while learning how to effectively communicate and advertise not only our ideas, but ourselves.”—Jenna M. '20, marketing & communications

The Hopkins advantage

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5-Year B.S. in Engineering/MBA

Hopkins was founded on the value of intellectual freedom, which fosters many interdisciplinary and entrepreneurial opportunities. This is the ideal program for students interested in engineering who wish to build a high-impact business around their innovative ideas.

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Undergraduate ownership of intellectual property

In the vast majority of cases where students drive the work, undergraduate students own their intellectual property. This allows you to both leverage the resources of the Hopkins network while setting yourself up for self-propelled success.

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FastForward U and Baltimore

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures includes the Social Innovation Lab and FastForward U—an accelerator and incubator space that allocates over $150,000 per year to support student initiatives and start-ups and has directly supported 100+ startups based in the city of Baltimore.

World-class faculty

John Quah

John Quah, economics

Lisa Cooper

Lisa Cooper, Equity in Health and Healthcare

Illysa Izenberg


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make your mark

The right connections

Explore how far you could go as part of the Hopkins community.

From on-campus organizations to competitive internships in finance and consulting sectors, Hopkins undergraduates take advantage of the many programs and opportunities available.

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