MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Overview The online Master's in Entrepreneurship and Innovation develops your entrepreneurial mindset, providing the skills needed to launch new ventures or nurture a culture of innovation within established companies.The Close School’s broad definition of entrepreneurship covers more than the technical process of launching new companies. It also includes personal and professional skills that foster the pursuit of innovation in business, personal and career contexts. These skills include initiative, calculated risk-taking, value creation, opportunity recognition, adaptability, creativity, critical thinking and problem solving. Program FeaturesDrexel's Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship offers resources and mentoring for student entrepreneurs Curriculum emphasizing development of the “entrepreneur”- the person - together with teaching the process of entrepreneurshipUnique courses directly targeted at professional entrepreneurial characteristics to differentiate you in your career Benefits your career regardless of background or prior work experience State restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum This program is organized into four 10-week quarters per year (as opposed to the traditional two semester system) which means you can take more courses in a shorter time period. One semester credit is equivalent to 1.5 quarter credits.You may transfer up to 15 graduate credits, however, given the unique coursework of this program, the average number of credits transferred is six. Additional credits will be reviewed on a case by case basis.Required Courses ENTP 501Entrepreneurship Essentials3.0BUSN 501Measuring and Maximizing Financial Performance3.0CRTV 503Creativity in the Workplace3.0PLCY 509Sustainability & Public Policy3.0ENTP 610Leading New Ventures3.0ENTP 620Learning from Failure3.0ENTP 640Methods of Entrepreneurship3.0ENTP 650Innovation & Ideation3.0ENTP 660Early Stage Venture Funding3.0ENTP 690The Lean Launch3.0Required Sequence ENTP 647Personal Dynamics: Starting a New Venture3.0ENTP 667Building Internal & External Relationships3.0ENTP 697Defining Entrepreneurial Success3.0Electives6.0Choose two of the following graduate electives, OR two from other units (upon advisor approval): ENTP 535Social Entrepreneurship ENTP 545Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets ENTP 565Franchising ENTP 585Innovation in Established Companies ENTP 670Clean Venture Lab BLAW 646Legal Issues in New Ventures MGMT 620Technology Commercialization Total Credits45.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or universityGPA of at least 2.75Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedPersonal statement (500 words) that will give the admissions committee a better understanding of: Why you are choosing this particular program,Your short and long-term career plans, andHow your background, experience, interest, and/or values, when combine with a Drexel degree, will enable you to pursue your goals successfullyAdditional requirements for International StudentsTransfer CreditsYou may transfer up to 15 graduate credits, however, given the unique coursework of this program, the average number of credits transferred is six. Additional credits will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2017-2018 is $1228 per credit. This rate applies only to new online students.Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Exams Begin Exams End Fall 2017 September 25, 2017 December 9, 2017 December 11, 2017 December 16, 2017 Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 March 17, 2018 March 19, 2018 March 24, 2018 Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 9, 2018 June 11, 2018 June 15, 2018 Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 1, 2018 September 4, 2018 September 8, 2018 Apply today for the MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovation Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Previously enrolled at Drexel? Learn more about readmission. Any problems? Find help or contact us.