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Entrepreneurship and Innovation, MS

Master of Science

Entrepreneurship is the process of developing, launching, and managing a new business venture. The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation opens you to opportunities to start your own new business venture, expand corporate innovation within your current company, or both.

The IU Online MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovation immerses you in the theories and processes involved in the entrepreneurial mindset. You learn how to introduce new venture concepts, prepare and present business plans to stakeholders or investors, network with entrepreneurs and innovators in Silicon Valley, and even advise a startup or small business in an emerging market through study abroad or a virtual consulting project. You also learn to apply appropriate entrepreneurial frameworks to filter opportunities worthy of investment.

Dual Degree Option

While earning your MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, you can opt to add an MBA. With our dual degree option, you can add general management to your skill portfolio in just 63 credit hours versus the 81 credit hours required if the two degrees are earned separately.

Your IU Online MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovation prepares you for such careers as:

  • Business owner 
  • Mid-level business manager 
  • Business consultant 
  • Management analyst 
  • Sales professional 
  • Recruiter 
  • Venture capitalist 
  • Business reporter 

Degree Requirements

To graduate with the MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, you must complete 30 credit hours in entrepreneurship and innovation core courses. Two in-residence courses are mandatory in order to complete the program.


  • BUKD-C 521Managing Accounting Information for Decision-Making 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 524Strategic Entrepreneurship 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 526Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation 3 Credits
  • BUKD-C 540Financial Management 3 Credits
  • BUKD-N 525Entrepreneurship: Theory, Process, and Practice 3 Credits
  • BUKD-N 560Silicon Valley Venture Challenge (Silicon Valley in-residence)3 Credits
  • BUKD-N 563Venture Concept Development 3 Credits
  • BUKD-U 710Strategic Management and Leadership 3 Credits
  • BUKD-U 714 -or- BUKD-X520Intl. Competitive Strategy -or- Global Experience Course Placeholder 3 Credits
  • BUKD-X 501Innovation Show Case (in-residence)3 Credits

Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1330.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3990.00
Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $1330.00
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $3990.00

Additional fees will apply.

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