Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
John Carroll University, Boler College of Business
University Heights, USA
Distance Learning, On-Campus
Full time, Part time
USD 32,500 / per course
Earliest start date
Being entrepreneurial doesn’t mean you have to start your own company. The skills developed through this master’s program are applicable to new professionals and seasoned executives, as well as business founders looking to build mastery in:
- Solving problems using customer empathy, prototyping, and iteration
- Analyzing the causes of and learning from failure
- Analyzing and innovating business models
- Developing a portfolio of resilience mechanisms to better prepare them for entrepreneurial success
About The Boler College
John Carroll University’s Boler College of Business is widely recognized as one of the top business schools in the region. At its inception, the goal of the Master of Science in Innovation & Entrepreneurship was to blend our core Jesuit principles with a non-traditional experiential learning program to help you get more out of your career.
What’s the difference between the MS in Innovation & Entrepreneurship & an MBA?
The MSIE is focused on Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Students may aspire to lead innovation from within an organization or to become an entrepreneur. MSIE students develop the skills necessary to ideate and launch new products, services, programs or businesses, honing their abilities to think creatively and solve problems. They learn to navigate the challenges of funding, pitching, marketing, networking and management as it pertains to innovation within an organization or start-up venture and, most importantly, students learn how to use failure as a learning tool to continuously improve and move forward. They are prepared to launch, lead and succeed with their new idea or business.
The MBA is focused on developing in-depth knowledge, skills and abilities in each of the functional areas of business to gain a competitive edge in the marketplace or career advancement. MBA students develop and enhance skills in critical thinking, strategic planning, management, marketing, finance, economics and accounting as it pertains to a corporate environment. They learn to use data to inform decision-making and solve problems, while effectively collaborating, managing and leading across matrixed organizations to achieve goals. They are prepared to lead people, projects and programs at the highest levels.
JCU’s Master of Science in Innovation & Entrepreneurship begins with foundational courses to introduce a new way of learning and approaching problems.
MB 501 Inspired Business Forum is required and offered each year in the fall. The Forum explores the notion of inspired business, the triple bottom line and the four mindsets of inspired leaders.
Semester 1 Courses
- 3-Day Intensive Boot Camp
- Global Social Entrepreneurship
- Failure As A Learning Tool
- Case Study I
- International Study Tour - Israel
Semester 2 Courses
- Innovative Business Models
- Business Ethics & Social Responsibility
- Innovation, Planning and Forecasting
Semester 3 Courses
- Startup Experience
- Case Study II
- Innovative Thinking
- Leadership and Managerial Skills
- Contemporary Topics in Marketing
Program Tuition Fee
Find Purpose in Your Career
Entrepreneurial spirits are valued in all industries. Whether you’re a marketer, engineer, healthcare professional, or anything in between, you have the opportunity to revolutionize your space if you can think differently. Through this program, our faculty with real world experience will guide you to:
- Overcome stagnant stages in your career
- Stand out from others in your industry
- Increase your earning potential
- Solve unique problems and take smart risks