MS in Innovation and Management (MSIM)
The Master of Science in Innovation and Management (MSIM) is a 30-credit, non-thesis one-year graduate program is open to all degree backgrounds,
and especially helpful for recent Engineering and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,
and Mathematics) graduates, with most students enrolling immediately following their
undergraduate degree and others with 1-3 years of work experience. The goal of the
program is to provide early-stage professionals with a set of skills that will enable
them to be more effective leaders, innovators, and team members in their respective
careers. Click here to see where some of our recent graduates have been employed.
The degree is an accelerated program designed to equip early-stage professionals with the skills to become more effective leaders, innovators, and team members in their respective careers. The program is encouraged for STEM-background students but is open to all disciplines who seek a better understanding of how to form, operate, and scale businesses. Upon graduation, students will have completed courses that emphasized:
Students will not only become proficient in these areas but will experience personal growth through introspective analysis and abundant networking opportunities with a variety of industry professionals; paving the way for career opportunities.
Learn in a collaborative and team-oriented setting with flexible classroom design and ample work space. Students in this program will be utilizing a cohort model with all courses taught in Jabs Hall 207, the Risa K. Scott Collaboration Lab.
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Students have access to one-on-one communications coaching, resume review, and mock interview sessions.
In 2015, we opened Jabs Hall, a state-of-the-art LEED Gold building designed to promote collaborative learning and foster innovation and creativity. We boast two fireplaces, flexible classroom spaces, writeable glass walls, and a focus group room.
Students expand their skill sets through first-hand experiences working on projects
with researchers, entrepreneurs, industry leaders and government programming. Gain valuable experiences alongside our knowledgeable and caring professors.
Even though we are located in a rural state, we bring in entrepreneurs, business executives, and non-profit leaders. We prepare our students for careers after graduation with local companies and family businesses to industry giants like Nike, Google, Boeing, and R/GA.
We also host three college career fairs during the academic year, one of which is solely dedicated to accounting-related jobs. We generally have between 25-60 employers from across the nation that attend each event, representing companies like Deloitte, FDIC, Kiewit, KPMG, Northwestern Mutual, WealthVest, and Zoot Enterprises.
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