Earn Your Master’s Degree in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship [100% Online]

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and Entrepreneurship Certificate Program
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Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota School of Business and Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate Students and Alumni:

Apply 6 Units from Saint Mary’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Certificate Program to the MS-ITE program

A one-of-kind learning and professional growth experience built to help you gain the skills, perspectives, insights, and cross-functional leadership training you need to achieve what lies ahead.

From startup entrepreneurs to business professionals intent on learning how to navigate the technology innovation landscape, the University of San Diego’s online M.S. in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship is thoughtfully crafted from the ground up to be an incredibly powerful experience for you to scale innovative ideas and fuel the growth of your organizations and enterprises.

In perhaps the only U.S. master’s program whose degree is awarded jointly by schools of Engineering and Business, the Master of Science in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship program features “just-in-time” curriculum offerings that enable graduates in connectivity enterprises to immediately apply your learning to solve both day-to-day and strategic challenges with an entrepreneurial and innovation-minded approach. 

If you have completed the entire Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate Program with a grade of B or better in each course from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota School of Business and Technology, you may be eligible to receive credit in the M.S. in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship at University of San Diego.

“What is the master’s degree program that past generations of technology entrepreneurs and CEOs wish they had under their belt? That’s what we’re building here at the University of San Diego.”

– Academic Director, Jeff Teza
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Program Snapshot

Application Deadline
August 1, 2022

Program Length
20 Months

Total Credits
33

Format
100% Online


Your Future as a Technology Entrepreneur

You see the future. You’re fascinated with how technology growth and increased “connectivity” will continue to shape our world — and create business opportunities. Your career is poised for growth, but you’re savvy enough to know that focused, high-level training may be needed to help you turn your vision of the future into reality. If only there was a program for that …


State-of-the-Art Online Program [Innovation & Entrepreneurship]

Welcome to the University of San Diego’s Master of Science in Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (MITE) program — a one-of-a-kind professional growth experience built to help you gain the skills, perspectives and insights you need to achieve what lies ahead. Think of it as the master’s degree experience that past generations of tech innovators and CEOs wish they had under their belt.


Who Is This Degree For?

The MITE program is geared to be incredibly valuable for: startup entrepreneurs | tech achievers advancing into leadership roles | business professionals intent on learning how to navigate the technology innovation landscape | newly minted and seasoned C-Suite executives across many industries | innovators interested in “changing how the world works.”


What You’ll Learn

  • Successfully launch entrepreneurial ventures related to connectivity
  • Develop structures that promote innovation and intrapreneurship in mature companies engaged in connectivity business
  • Develop organizational vision, mission and goals consistent with those of technology-based corporations and be able to articulate them from strategic and financial perspectives
  • Develop a personal style of leadership and management based upon an understanding of the model of influence most aligned with their natural abilities
  • Build high-performing teams, manage people’s productivity and handle personnel issues with an understanding of the impact “social system concepts” have within organizations

*State authorization is a regulation of the Department of Education that requires institutions offering distance education courses to be authorized by each state in which the institution enrolls students (if such authorization is required by the state). To learn more, please visit our state authorization page.

University of San Diego is currently authorized to enroll students residing in every U.S. state except the following: Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Georgia, Iowa, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Rhode Island, and Wisconsin.

Program Structure

  • 20-month program
  • Courses are offered year-round
  • Earn your degree without leaving home
  • Focus on one 7-week class at a time
  • Access your coursework any time, day or night
  • Convenience and flexibility

Why Choose University of San Diego?

Academic excellence, top-ranked university

Aside from attending a prestigious university with a long history and a great reputation, you’ll enjoy a practical, immediately relevant curriculum geared toward advancing your career.

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Bleeding edge curriculum for rising tech executives

The MITE program features “just-in-time” curriculum that positions graduates in connectivity enterprises to successfully tackle day-to-day and strategic challenges with an entrepreneurial, innovation-minded approach.

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High-caliber faculty; experienced entrepreneurs

Our world-class faculty includes startup entrepreneurs, tech CEOs, patent holders, tech advisors, investment experts and award-winning Ph.D. academics. Each professor is engaged in helping you transform your career and achieve your most important goals.

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