Business View Magazine | March 2019

9 This growing interest in business training is reflected in higher education trends. Over the past 30 years: • The number of freshmen who want to pursue entrepreneurship has doubled. • Degree offerings in entrepreneurship have grown by five times. • Courses in entrepreneurship have grown twentyfold. Nonetheless, 56% of business owners do not have a four-year college degree: • 5% did not complete high school • 20% completed high school or a G.E.D. • 14% earned an associate's degree • 17% completed some college • 26% have a four-year degree • 18% earned a post-graduate degree Instead, many entrepreneurs are using online training materials and modules to educate themselves on business topics, including those found on The three most popular training topics on are: • Starting your business • Developing a business plan • Marketing and sales