Our Master’s in Innovation is designed to help working professionals like you become innovation leaders, prepared to leverage data and technology to forge new strategic paths while mitigating risk with strong global supply chains. Here, you will learn the principles of innovation from multiple perspectives, including product and service development, financing innovation, go-to-market strategies, lean development, managing high-performance teams, and more.
Master’s in Innovation Program Overview
- Program Structure: Ten core courses
- Class Schedule: 100% online with virtual meetings with your cohort
- Time to Complete: 20 months
Our Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Bring Products to Life
Gain Expertise in Areas That Include:
- Next-generation product, system, and service design
- Designing and leading innovation teams
- Reinventing business processes and introducing change
- Exploring new business models and ventures
- Selling new products and services
- GMAT/GRE required? Northeastern has a test-optional policy for the 2021-2022 academic year and does not require a GMAT or GRE score to complete an application for admission. Under the new policy, you can decide whether to submit a GMAT or GRE score as part of your admission application. For more information, review our admissions policies.
- English language proficiency: English proficiency, both written and verbal, is necessary for success in D’Amore-McKim classrooms. For more information, review our admissions policies.
- Where do I apply? Apply using this application.
- Interview required? By invitation.
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At Northeastern, we value and celebrate diversity in all its forms and strive to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds community, which is vital to learning and discovery.
Scholarships and Fellowships
D’Amore-McKim offers and partners with organizations that provide a variety of scholarships and fellowships to foster diversity and inclusion. Examples of these include The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Graduate Fellowship, Prospansica MBA Scholarship, Posse MBA Scholarship and Reach Out MBA Fellowship.
Clubs and Organizations
Northeastern has many opportunities for you to be engaged with our community. Examples include the following:
The purpose of the GSCC is to build community for graduate students of color at Northeastern University by promoting education, professionalism, and civic duty. The GSCC fosters student, staff, and faculty relationships to establish a campus home for higher education at Northeastern. Through civic engagement with surrounding communities, the GSCC recognizes the continued struggles of marginalized populations, and the need for those who have succeeded to give back.
Grad Q is a student organization for LGBTQ+ graduate students at Northeastern. Grad Q is focused on building community, social events, advocacy, and mentoring undergraduate students.
We have a number of cultural centers on campus to support our campus community by providing programs, lectures, and events for students with a range of affiliations and interests including the LGBTQA Resource Center, Office of Global Services, Latinx Student Cultural Center, Asian American Center, and many more.
We designed our online Master’s in Innovation to provide maximum convenience for working professionals. You will complete 30 credits, which represents ten courses. Each of your courses be seven weeks long. The Master’s in Innovation is a lockstep program; you’ll take all courses in sequence with your classmates. This structure means you’ll be part of a tight-knit group that will be a personal and professional resource for you for years to come.
MGMT 6280 | 3 credits
MKTG 6280 | 3 credits
ACCT 6280 | 3 credits
MKTG 6283 | 3 credits
MGSC 6281 | 3 credits
FINA 6284 | 3 credits
HRMG 6280 | 3 credits
ENTR 6217 | 3 credits
ENTR 6222 | 3 credits
*The curriculum is subject to change by D’Amore-McKim faculty. Please monitor for updates.
Meet Some of Our Students
“Be a rare breed, take a calculated risk, go to school—there are jobs out there waiting for you.”
“The MS in Innovation changed my career path and changed who I am as a person.”
“This is a true executive-style business degree that can be applied to any aspect of the business.” says, Cox
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