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Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurial Engineering, M.S.

Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

This program is geared toward students with a strong technical background and an interest in leadership who want to learn about innovation and entrepreneurial theories and apply them in the real world.

Our entrepreneurial engineering program will give you the skills needed to assess whether concepts are technically viable and how they impact the corporate bottom line. Topics include entrepreneurship and start-up practices, with an eye toward technology development, marketplace customer discovery and commercialization.

Program Highlights

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    First In-State Program of its Kind

    Study in the only S.C. graduate program that blends technical and business skills in this manner to produce leaders and entrepreneurs.

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    Entrepreneurial Laboratory

    Complete a six-credit-hour supervised experience in the field of technology innovation and engineering entrepreneurship.

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    Learn from the Best

    Take classes taught by both outstanding faculty members and experienced entrepreneurs and investors from the private sector.

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    Venture Creation

    Take on new venture creation projects through our McNair Institute for Entrepreneurism and Free Enterprise.

What You’ll Study

You will benefit from this one-year degree if you are an engineering or science major interested in a nontechnical career in management, sales or entrepreneurship. The program combines sound business analytics, a solid grounding in engineering principles and an understanding of technical viability to prepare you to succeed with an outstanding company or your own startup.

Building Skills

Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.

  • Leadership

    Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential

    Project Management

    Organizing and overseeing tasks to achieve specific goals


    Exchanging information and ideas through speaking, writing or other means of expression

  • Teamwork

    Working collaboratively with others to achieve a shared goal or objective

    Critical Thinking

    Analyzing and evaluating information to make informed decisions or judgments


    Identifying opportunities and creating and launching new ventures

Using your degree

Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.

Potential Careers

  • Manager
  • Salesperson
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Entrepreneur

Workplace Settings

  • Software
  • Information Technology
  • Computer analytics
  • Manufacturing

Advanced Degrees

Advance your career or options with post-graduate education.

The entrepreneurial engineering program gives you the tools to understand the business side of engineering and effectively communicate with your customers and end users.

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