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About the Program
Foster School of Business at the University of Washington will offer their first-ever Master of Science in Entrepreneurship in 2017. The first cohort of just 30 to 35 students will begin the twelve-month, four-quarter program in June.
Ideal candidates for Foster’s Master of Science in Entrepreneurship are those who, whether recent BS/BA graduates or individuals with 5 – 10 years of professional experience, have a business idea they’re passionate to develop.
Working with peers and drawing from the local entrepreneurial hub in Seattle, students will be mentored by investors, attorneys, and business owners while working on their own business start-up.
Program Format and Schedule
The MS in Entrepreneurship at UW Foster is a twelve-month, four-quarter length program with 46 credits taken on-campus and in person. The units cover areas the school calls: ideation, formation, traction, and execution and culminates with a capstone project, the UW Business Plan Competition.
At the end of the program students will be able to demonstrate the ability to:
- Find and evaluate entrepreneurial opportunities
- Lead and coordinate entrepreneurial teams
- Build and grow a new venture
- Find and build customers
- And develop financing strategies and manage profitability for a new venture.