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Expert Opinions: Is a Business Degree Worth It? Two researchers weigh in on if a business degree is worth the time and expense.

By Jason Daley

This story appears in the December 2015 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

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Can going to school make you an entrepreneur? It's a burning question for people deciding whether to jump straight into business or spend years -- and a lot of money -- on a degree from one of more than 2,000 U.S. colleges and universities that offer entrepreneurship courses. While there's no shortage of opinions arguing both sides, there's no consensus. So we sat down with two researchers to get their take.

Heidi Neck