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Entrepreneurship & Innovation, MS

Masagung Graduate School of Management

Build essential technical and business skills. Gain professional experience with Bay Area firms. Discover new insights and map professional pathways with executive mentors.

Do you want to launch your own firm, join a venture capital-backed startup, step into a business development role in a corporate enterprise, contribute to a social enterprise, or bring new innovative skills and associations to your family business? Whatever your goal, the USF MSEI program delivers the essential theoretical, applied, and experiential learning to help you achieve it.

Alex Min

Alex Min

MSEI ’22

The MSEI program teaches you the foundations of business but also the creativity and design that you need for entrepreneurship. I couldn’t ask for a more diverse and entrepreneurial group of leaders to learn with."

Alex Min

MSEI ’22

STEM Designated

The MS in Entrepreneurship and Innovation degree is designated as a STEM program (science, technology, engineering, and math). Eligible international students may apply to work in the United States for additional time via the Optional Practical Training (OPT) benefit and OPT STEM extension.

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MSEI Online Option

The USF MSEI is available for incoming students (Fall 2024) in a live online mode for residents of most U.S. states as well as for residents of India, Korea, Mexico, Thailand, The Philippines, and Vietnam.

Students from these participating locales may apply for MSEI Online and if accepted will experience the USF MSEI curriculum live online and also participate in the experiential learning aspects of the program: Organizational (Internship) Practicum & New Venture Launch taught by the same expert full-time scholarly and professional faculty that teach the in-person MSEI.

* International Online MSEI Students will not be eligible for an F-1 visa or Organizational Practical Training (OPT) in the U.S. after graduation.

** Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia.

Professional Development Opportunities

  • Intern with a San Francisco Bay Area firm
  • Visit Silicon Valley companies
  • Attend investor pitch events
  • Build your own professional advisory panel
  • Create a new business venture for launch

Program Overview

Customized Career Guidance

You will have access to professional networking events, career workshops, and other career services.

You will also receive on-going mentorship and build a personal advisory board to aid in your professional development.

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Graduate Admission: Masagung Graduate School of Management

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