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Learn How These Alumni Each Learned to "Think Like An Owner"

We fully prepare you as the person (the entrepreneur) and the potential (entrepreneurial success) for the journey that fundamentally teaches you to THINK LIKE AN OWNER…right from the start! Hear directly from our alumni and learn just how the CSUSB Entrepreneurship School of Entrepreneurship defined their future…

As a Top 35 Global leader in Entrepreneurship education, we are very interested in YOU! We want to know what drives you, what opportunities you seek, and mostly the unique success factors you will need in order to help turn your dreams into reality!

We have Undergraduate and Graduate degree programs as well as Open University opportunities available. You can even develop your business while you earn your degree! With our state-of-the-art classrooms and battle-tested instructional leaders, the CSUSB Entrepreneurship program is dedicated to promoting the unique success of every entrepreneurship student. Our faculty engage you in dynamic hands-on experiential learning to prepare you for your entrepreneurial journey. Our Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship (IECE) supports direct engagement and networking opportunities with experienced successful entrepreneurs, investors, and business leaders within the professional community in order to expose you to the lifestyle and demands of being an entrepreneur.

Alumni Entrepreneurial Stories of Success

Meet Lucy Gallardo - Co-Founder of Inland Empire Auto Body

Having won numerous awards and appearing in several national television shows for her business, Inland Empire Auto Body & Paint, Inc., Lucy Gallardo is a proud alumna of CSUSB Entrepreneurship. Winner of the 2012 Spirit of the Entrepreneur - Family Business Entrepreneur Award, Lucy equates her success with the foundation she built leveraging her invaluable education at CSUSB. Hear more about her experience in the program!

Meet Kids That Code

Alfonso Anaya, Pat Person, and Jose Navarrete launched their venture while in the CSUSB Entrepreneurship graduate program! Their venture, Kids That Code, Inc., is a unique program in which children are introduced to computer programming, game development, electronics, and much more. Their programs are offered at local schools, college campuses, and other educational institutions. Click below to hear how the CSUSB Entrepreneurship Catalyst Accelerator was instrumental for them to turn dreams into action.

Meet Mariatu Browne - Founder of Tu Organics Salon and Spa

Having completed two degrees in June 2017, Miss Browne was awarded her Bachelors in Entrepreneurial Management & Marketing. She returned in Fall 2018 to complete Professional MBA Graduate Degree. As owner of Tu Organics Salon & Spa, a premier full-service eco-friendly organic beauty salon in the Rancho Cucamonga, Miss Browne is living the dream offering high-quality professional hair care services for men and women including creative haircuts, dynamic coloring and innovative styling using organic hair color and products. Her businesses’ goal is that clients look good and feel great upon leaving her salon.

“We pride ourselves in the use of “the world’s first professional beauty line handcrafted with pure essential oils, biodynamic botanicals, and fair-trade ingredients”- Tu Organics Salon and Spa.

Not stopping there, in the future Miss Browne hopes to work directly with chemists to create and develop her own private label of organically certified hair products. Living her dream of offering high-quality professional hair care using organic hair color and products, Mariatu attributes her success to the top education, care and guidance she received at CSUSB.

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