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Master of Science in Innovation and Venture Development

The new Master of Science in Innovation and Venture Development is looking for ambitious, bold, creative thinkers with an insatiable desire to start something that makes a difference in the world.

This degree program is a partnership between the Herberger Institute of Design and the Arts, the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and the W. P. Carey School of Business — a master’s program that delivers what’s been missing from other entrepreneurial programs: studio-based, student-centric, experiential learning. Come in with a passion to build something, leave as a founder.

Rhett Trujilo has a degree in agronomy, an MBA, and a life-long commitment to innovation and entrepreneurship, which he teaches at the W. P. Carey School of Business. He is one of the extraordinary faculty committed to helping MSIVD students make the difference they want to make in the world. Watch a video from Trujilo.

Learn more about the program in these info sessions

Why the world needs this grad program now
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
5:30–6 p.m.
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Join us for an information session on what to expect from the ground-breaking new MS in Innovation and Venture Development program, and how to get in.

Cheryl Heller is the Program Director of MSIVD, a professor of practice in Innovation Design and Director of Design Integration at ASU. She has advised corporations and foundations around the world on design and innovation and founded the first degree program teaching people to use the design process to solve complex problems. And, she’s committed to making MSIVD a game-changing experience for everyone who comes to the program.

Why the world needs founders now
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
12:30–1 p.m.
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Join us for an information session on venture-based learning and what it will be like to be a part of the groundbreaking first cohort at MSIVD.

Brent Sebold is the MSIVD faculty lead for the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. He’s also an executive director at Entrepreneurship + Innovation at ASU and director of Entrepreneurship + Innovation at Fulton, where he’s responsible for entrepreneurship programs for all Fulton Schools students.

Students can get started in Fall 2020!

The program will start Fall 2020, and be conducted at the new Novus Innovation corridor in Tempe — a space made for creative collaboration.

As a STEM certification degree, veterans will have expanded benefits and students can receive support from scholarship programs focused on those pursuing STEM-related fields. The degree program also provides international students with a 24-month Optimal Practice Training extension beyond the standard 12-month OPT limit.

As part of this program students will leave with a roadmap for successful ventures, whether they’re looking to start something on their own or lead innovation inside a large organization. Three schools, one integrated program, one year.

Encourage your students to take the leap and apply now!

The priority deadline for applications is Wednesday, April 15, 2020, followed by rolling deadlines until fall.

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