Master of Science in Innovation and Entrepreneurship


The master of science in innovation and entrepreneurship degree (MSIE) program is designed to prepare students for successful careers in innovation-related roles in established organizations, entrepreneurial finance, or in the creation of new ventures. The MSIE offers two concentrations: 1) the new venture concentration or 2) the innovation within the corporation concentration. The program provides a solid foundation in the management disciplines essential to innovation, with specific focus on the tools, techniques and skills required to develop and lead product, service and business model innovation.

Program Information

School: Naveen Jindal School of Management

Program: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Catalog page: MS

MS in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Fact Sheet

Application Requirements

Degree requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in the United States, or its equivalent, as determined by the dean of graduate studies

Test score required: Yes

Competitive GMAT (GRE also accepted) score that is less than 5 years old. International applicants must submit a TOEFL score of at least 80 on the Internet-based test that is less than 2 years old.

Letters of recommendation: 3

Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from individuals who can judge the candidate’s probability of success in graduate school. Use the completed Request for Recommendation form. Letters of recommendation may be sent directly to the program.

Admissions essay required: Yes

Deadlines: University deadlines apply.


Madison Pedigo
JSOM Advising Office
Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas, SM 20
800 W. Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
Office: JSOM 2.250

Possible Careers

Leadership positions in global firms in innovation-driven positions, such as strategic marketing, product marketing, business development, engineering, research and development (R&D) and project management or self-employment in your own startup venture.

Salary Information

See Bureau of Labor Statistics for detailed salary information on these careers. Another great resource is the Occupational Outlook Handbook.