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M.S. in Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises

Christopher Zdenek

Meet M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises (EEE) Student, Christopher Zdenek
“I saw a focused program that let me dip my toes into all the areas of business I was interested in. I had also known of Whitman and the EEE program’s prestigious standing amongst other colleges and programs in the world.” Chris credits his MSE coursework, “from finance to management to social entrepreneurship, I have learned a great amount from every class I have taken.” 
—Christopher Zdenek ’20 (NEW), ’21 M.S. 

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Our 30-credit M.S. in entrepreneurship and emerging enterprises (EEE) program provides immersion in a rigorous curriculum and relevant practical experience to give you the preparation and confidence to navigate your own path to entrepreneurial success. Our program is designed for students with a passion for entrepreneurship in any industry or type of business.

Our specialized career tracks, combined with access to resources and mentorship through our Couri Hatchery, help you develop the tools and mindset to turn your dreams into reality.

Most, if not all, M.S. students are eligible for merit-based scholarships.

Our EEE program embraces a start-up culture. Several programs are available to master’s students looking to hone their entrepreneurial skills, including the Couri Hatchery and Blackstone LaunchPad incubators, as well as the Panasci Business Plan Competition for startup funding.

The EEE Program Has Four Career Tracks:

New Venture
Focus: How to start and run a new, independent company
Career goal:
Founder of a start-up company
Multi-skilled employee or executive of an established innovative firm
Franchisee of existing firm
Creative thinker in established company

Focus: How to start and manage a socially-oriented company
Career goal:
Founder of a socially-oriented venture
Employee in a non-profit firm
Manager of an economic or community development program

Focus: How to entrepreneurially manage and expand an existing company
Career goal:
Multi-skilled employee in a small or medium-sized enterprise
Management consultant
Entrepreneurial leader in a family business

Focus: How to entrepreneurially manage a family firm
Career goal:
Entrepreneurial manager or founder of a family firm
Innovative employee in a family firm
Advisor to family firms

Whitman MSE by the Numbers (5 year average)
Average GMAT: 570
25% Male
75% Female

Learn more about the online entrepreneurship program.


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M.S. in Entrepreneurship Online

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Entrepreneurship@Syracuse prepares current and aspiring entrepreneurs with the business foundation and networking opportunities to start a new venture, effectively manage a company or innovate within an organization.

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