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Online M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation | OU Online

12+ MONTHS

16 COURSES

30 HOURS

$985/CH

Make a Lasting Impact

Startups and major corporations both rely on innovative individuals to drive growth and impact. The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation – offered through OU's nationally recognized Price College of Business – empowers you to navigate the modern dynamic business landscape with confidence and expertise.

Combining online instruction with a one-week immersive in-residence experience will give you a comprehensive understanding of business models, market analysis, product development, and risk management strategies. With guidance from esteemed faculty and engagement with a diverse cohort of like-minded professionals, you'll cultivate the entrepreneurial acumen and industry connections essential for success – whether launching a groundbreaking startup or spearheading innovation within an established organization.

*Two courses taught during the in-person residency, Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation & Change, will each have an extra fee of $1,500 to cover food, lodging and in-state travel, totaling $3,000. This cost is in addition to the $985 per credit hour.

Admission Deadline

Rolling admissions (applications due 14 days before the intended start date).

Program Start Terms

Fall, Spring

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Benefits of the  Entrepreneurship and Innovation Master's Degree

Tailor Your Education to Your Goals

Choose from two specialized tracks – New Venture Development or Corporate Innovation – tailoring your education to align with your specific career aspirations, whether launching a startup or driving innovation within an existing corporation.

Hands-On, Immersive Learning

In addition to a rigorous online learning experience, you’ll get intensive training in an in-person one-week residency at the Tom Love Innovation Hub on OU’s Norman campus and at entrepreneurship hubs in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, providing invaluable opportunities for hands-on application, networking, and immersion in Oklahoma’s thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Gain valuable networking opportunities with other entrepreneur students.

Industry-Driven Curriculum

Benefit from a cutting-edge curriculum developed with industry leaders, ensuring you gain the most relevant and in-demand skills for success in today's entrepreneurial and innovation-driven business landscape.

80%

OU Online graduates find employment within six months after graduation*

60%+

OU Online graduates report earning an annual salary of $75,000 or more*

78%

OU Online students say the skills they gained in their program made them more competitive in their career field*

*Source: OU Online Graduate Outcomes Survey, 2023

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Pursue Your Entrepreneurship and Innovation Master's Degree

Take the next step in your career with a degree from the University of Oklahoma. Applications are reviewed year-round for fall and spring sessions. Choose your program, choose your start, and apply today.

Program Breakdown

The M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation can be completed in as little as 12 months. The thoughtfully crafted curriculum ensures graduates have the necessary skills to launch meaningful business ventures or drive organizational change immediately upon program completion.

The program includes online course content with a one-week immersive in-residence experience. Students will learn to manage and mitigate risk, scale businesses, evaluate market conditions, implement innovative strategies, and more.

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Law
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership*
  • Strategic Venture Development
  • Growth Strategies
  • Product Design & Development
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Change*
  • Econ of Innovation
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Communication

*These courses include an additional $1,500 fee to cover the cost of the in-person residency.

How to Apply

To apply for the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation program, students need to hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. This program does not require students to submit GMAT/GRE scores or references for admissions consideration.

To apply, students must:

  • Complete the online application at https://gograd.ou.edu/apply/
  • Submit a current resume
  • Provide official college transcripts from all institutions
  • Provide a personal statement
  • International applicants must receive a TOEFL score of 600 or higher on the paper-based test (250 on the computer, 100 on the internet-based test) sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Institution Code 6879. 

 

The admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process, and admissions may continue until two weeks before classes start. The committee strives to respond to all applicants within two weeks of submitting a completed application.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form below, and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

Graduate tuition waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs. OU Online programs qualify for the OU Faculty/Staff Tuition Waiver & Fee Exemption, and we encourage you to check your eligibility.  

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If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please get in touch with the Online Aid office by emailing onlineaid@ou.edu or calling 405-325-2929.

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Same Academic
Excellence

Like every OU Online program, the M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is built on the foundation of world-class University of Oklahoma faculty mixed with professors of practice providing valuable instruction. By linking industry experts with our online programs, we offer the most advanced curriculum and prepare students for future career success.   

An Investment in Your Future

Earning an M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from OU Online gives you the skills to succeed in a growing and evolving field. It also gives you access to career support and an expanded professional network as part of the global OU alumni community. Stand out where the industry is moving while enjoying the potential for higher pay, career advancement, and new opportunities.

Tuition and fees for the program are $29,550 ($985 per credit hour). Books and additional materials are not included.

Once accepted into the program, students must submit a $350 nonrefundable deposit within two weeks. Deposits are applied toward tuition expenses and secure a student’s place in the upcoming class. There is no application fee for this degree.

*Two courses in this program will carry an additional cost not included in the $985 per credit hour tuition fee. Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation and Change will each have an extra $1,500 fee to cover the cost of the in-person residency.

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When you graduate from an OU Online program, you’ll join the network of 250,000 OU alumni and be forever part of the OU family. Become part of the tradition of excellence that OU has established in its 130-year history.

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