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The Master of Science (MS) in Entrepreneurship is designed for students who have a passion for innovation and business.  In this nationally recognized program, not only will you learn business principles and management techniques, but also you will be given the opportunity to develop and launch your own business venture under the guidance of DePaul faculty and mentors.  The MS in Entrepreneurship is designed for students with bachelor’s degrees who are seeking opportunities to reach their enterprising goals faster.
Students who have earned or are earning MBA degrees also may be admitted to the program.


Through the MS in Entrepreneurship program, you will gain knowledge in:
  • Business development
  • Developing and applying new innovations to existing business processes
  • Product development strategies
  • Investment strategies and techniques
  • Social entrepreneurship
You also will have extensive networking opportunities with DePaul’s strong alumni network and business contacts.  Many students enter the program with a business idea or ideas in mind or already developed.  The college offers entrepreneurship competitions, guidance and networking opportunities through its entrepreneurship and innovation centers to help students develop their business plans.  Students who have earned or are earning an MBA also may be admitted to the program.

Career Outlook

This degree prepares students to launch and grow their own businesses or for roles as business owners, consultants or analysts.  Alumni of DePaul’s graduate entrepreneurship programs have started more than 100 companies and raised millions of dollars in funding in recent years.
Degree Requirements 48 hours
  Total hours required   48 hours