The master of science degree in entrepreneurship and innovative ventures supports the development of technology workers as they move into leadership roles in the high-technology domains in the world economy. Graduates of the program will have a unique combination of technical and business expertise and will be able to communicate at all levels of an organization.
The program requires students to complete 30 credit hours consisting of:
|Course||Sem. Cr. Hrs.|
|MGMT-740||Organizational Behavior and Leadership||3|
|MKTG-761||Marketing Concepts and Commercialization||3|
|MGMT-720||Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation||3|
|BLEG-612||Legal and Accounting Issues for New Ventures||3|
|FINC-605||Financing New Ventures||3|
|MGMT-765||Applied Venture Creation*||3|
|Choose two of the following courses:||6|
|GRDE-711||Design Theory and Methods Seminar|
|MGMT-735||Management of Innovation in Products and Services|
|MKTG-776||Product and Brand Management|
|MKTG-778||Commercialization and Marketing of New Products|
|Total Semester Credit Hours||30|
* Students enrolled in Applied Venture Creation (MGMT-765) may work on their own project in the course or they may work on a project in conjunction with Venture Creations, RIT's business incubator.
† Graduate electives taken at RIT may be in courses outside the Saunders College.
To be considered for admission to the MS program in entrepreneurship and innovative ventures, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
Completed applications for admission should be on file in the Office of Graduate Enrollment Services at least four weeks prior to registration for the next academic semester for students from the United States, and up to 10 weeks prior for international students applying for student visas.
Accepted students can defer enrollment for up to one year. After one year, a new application must be submitted and will be re-evaluated based on the most current admission standards.