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Do you want to create your own future? Three schools have partnered to create this program that teaches you everything you need for launching a venture: design, engineering and business. All undergraduate degrees are welcome. Start your life next fall; don't wait until you graduate.
The MS program in innovation and venture development integrates the most advanced practices and technologies from business, engineering and design in a transdisciplinary, experience-based program that prepares the next generation of leaders with skills needed for launching successful ventures in any industry or sector, inside existing organizations or as new entities.
Graduates are prepared to lead cross-disciplinary teams in a world of growing uncertainty and ambiguity. They can identify needs and evaluate opportunities, generating insights from real world problems; innovate solutions; and create and launch scalable business models that provide value to all stakeholders. Founders with this innovation and venture development degree from ASU can define a new standard for venture development.
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of the Graduate College, the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the W. P. Carey School of Business.
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree in business, design, engineering or a related field from a regionally accredited institution.
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
Applicants are required to submit:
Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency regardless of current residency.
The applicant's written statement should describe an instance from the professional background outlining the applicant's use of innovation and entrepreneurial experience.