The center fosters students’ abilities to lead innovation and inspire change by taking an interdisciplinary academic approach, coupled with experiential learning.

MBA alumna Meredith Grelli

Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

The Tepper School of Business’ Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, part of the Carnegie Mellon Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship, delivers cutting-edge innovations to the global marketplace by bringing together students, faculty and practitioners with groundbreaking research from the university’s world-class schools and colleges. The center’s interdisciplinary academic approach, coupled with experiential learning, fosters students’ abilities to lead innovation and inspire change and growth in start-ups, emerging companies and mature organizations. Distinguished as one of the first business schools to offer formal entrepreneurship education, the Tepper School continues this legacy by advancing research that contributes academic programs related to innovation, entrepreneurial leadership and team-based collaboration.

Check us out

Our program was recently ranked 6th by BusinessWeek.

We provide more than just a classroom education. Our experiential programs include competitions, workshops, a speaker series and more.

Stay Up-to-Date

Take a look at our calendar of events, and sign up to receive the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship’s weekly bulletin to stay current on entrepreneurship news.