Jul 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Graduate Catalog

Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies, M.S.

Muma College of Business  
Department: School of Marketing and Innovation 

Also offered as a Concurrent Degrees  


The Nault Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of South Florida, in  partnership with the Colleges of Business and Engineering,  Morsani College of Medicine and the Patel College of Global Sustainability, has established a novel, innovative, and unique major in interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies. The Master’s of Science Degree Program in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies is an innovative major and consists of courses that will consolidate the Entrepreneurship education and training for successful opportunity recognition and development, technology and market assessment, technology commercialization, new venture formation, and new venture financing into a single inter-disciplinary program curriculum utilizing faculty and courses in the Colleges of Business, Engineering, Medicine, and Global Sustainability.  

The major is designed such that a student may complete it in a concentrated 12-month period of study or in an 18-month period. In addition, the Masters of Science Degree in Entrepreneurship is designed so that it can be completed as part of a concurrent degree in with a traditional M.A., M.S., M.B.A., M.D., or Ph.D. program. Concurrent degrees include the following: Master in Business Administration (MBA), Biotechnology (M.S.), Information Systems (M.S.), Public Health (MPH), Global Sustainability (M.S.) Environmental Science (M.S.), Civil Engineering (M.S. and Ph.D.), Industrial Engineering (M.S.), Medicine (M.D.), and Biomedical Engineering (M.S. B.E. & Ph.D). The concurrent degrees must be completed by the student within a 5-year period following initiation.

Accredited by the the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Admission Information

Must meet University requirements (see Graduate Admissions) as well as requirements for admission to the major, listed below.

  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • Letter of interest
  • Personal interview
  • GRE, GMAT may be required on individual basis; MCAT or LSAT may be substituted
  • Competence in Statistics, Accounting, and Finance must be demonstrated

Curriculum Requirements

Total Minimum Hours: 30 Credit Hours

  • Core requirements – 6 Credit Hours
  • Additional Required Courses - 9 Credit Hours
  • Electives – 15 Credit Hours

Core Requirements (6 Credit Hours)

Additional Required Courses (9 Credit Hours)

Electives (15 Credit Hours)

Select five (3 Credit Hour) courses

Comprehensive Exam

In lieu of a comprehensive examination, every student will complete a major project within the Business Plan Development class ENT 6116 Business Plan Development  which will provide that the student has met the assurances of learning for successful competition of the program.


This is a non-thesis program.

Concurrent Degree

Also available as a Concurrent Degree