The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create it
FGCU’s Master of Science in Entrepreneurship (M.S.) is a 30 credit-hour interdisciplinary degree designed for students who are focused on channeling their passion towards creating or growing new ventures. Students not only learn the essential skills of innovation, but also advance their industry-specific knowledge by taking graduate courses from other disciplines at FGCU. The program is experiential and emphasizes putting knowledge into practice. Students graduating with a M.S. in Entrepreneurship will be capable of running their own businesses or leading innovative teams in large organizations. Apply Now >
No GMAT RequiredGMAT waived for students with 3.0 GPA (last 60 credit hours)
Finish QuicklyComplete the program in only 30 credit hours (less than 2 years)
Night Classes OfferedFlexible curriculum allows you to balance work, life, family, and college at your own pace.
Ranked Top School for Entrepreneurship
“Yet again our Daveler & Kauanui School of Entrepreneurship continues to grow and excel,” said FGCU President Mike Martin. “We are proud of all that is being accomplished and the recognition by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine allows many others to recognize this great FGCU program as well.” Since its founding four years ago, FGCU’s entrepreneurship program has grown exponentially with almost 3,000 students enrolled this past year in entrepreneurship classes.
Making the Possible Real
This program provides a structured environment for ideas to take flight and flourish. The curriculum emphasizes leadership and organizational skills; teaches technology and innovation, money management, marketing, and risk mitigation. Faculty encourage students to think creatively and guide students on the path to success. The goal is to help students better recognize business opportunities, acquire resources, and bring ideas to life.
Your Path to Success
Professionals who earn a master’s degree in entrepreneurship often do so because they want to start or grow their own companies. However, there are many other career directions for professionals who earn this graduate degree. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, entrepreneurial and self-employment opportunities are expected to grow in about half of all occupations over the next 10 years. Entrepreneurs plays a vital role in the growth of the U.S. economy. Some of the common job titles that are seen with this master’s degree include Business Manager, Sales Director, Corporate Recruiter, and more. You also will be qualified to work in nearly any industry, including real estate, consulting, banking, health care, and insurance.
Our New Home
Lucas Hall is set to open for the Fall 2021 semester.
Rendering of Lucas Hall, set to open for the Fall 2021 semester.
With 62% of new job growth coming from innovation and small businesses in the last 20 years, entrepreneurship plays a significant role in the strength of our local economy. If you’re ready to help create a shared vision of what entrepreneurship means to business, society, and the world, this program is for you. The FGCU Master's Degree in Entrepreneurship will deepen your skills and start you down the path to greater career success.
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“Until I discovered the Entrepreneurship Program, I had never experienced such a unique and inspiring classroom environment. I was encouraged every day to leverage my natural talents to solve challenging problems."— Sofia BlannoFund Administrator - Tamiami Angel FundsEntrepreneurship Major with Honors & Marketing Minor '19