Graduate Program

Master’s Degree Techpreneurship (TCMS)

“From R&D labs to Innovation Centers, often in Silicon Valley, companies face a skills gap in innovation management.”

Earn a master’s degree that equips you to fill a critical need in today’s business world.  Techpreneurship gives you the knowledge and skills you need to fuel staff innovation and manage it from initial ideas to viable products ready for marketplace launch. It’s a skill set in short supply today and companies large and small are eager to bring qualified leaders on board. You can use this opportunity to launch a successful career in technology management. You’ll even have a chance to compete for start-up dollars provided by the university and gain access to a network of practicing mentors who will share their experience and provide guidance.

The Harrisburg University Techpreneurship program is a 36-hour masters offered in classes conducted in executive weekend format at our Philadelphia location. You’ll also study in Silicon Valley, the heart of innovation and entrepreneurship. During your time in California, you’ll study at Thinktomi, one of America’s foremost schools of business innovation.

You don’t need a Computer Science bachelor’s degree to enter the program. Through your courses in Philadelphia and Silicon Valley, you’ll gain a practical understanding of technologies behind today’s digital businesses. You’ll also learn the fundamentals of innovation and how to manage it to improve the quality of ideas produced. You’ll discover ways to inspire your team to fill your pipeline with viable product ideas you can shepherd through development to the marketplace.

If you’re a non-technical founder of a startup or business, Techpreneurship can be the knowledge base you need to become a standout leader in business transformation, innovation, and sound decision-making. If you are technically trained, the program will provide the soft skills training you need to make the move into management.

Plan now to make a master’s degree in Techpreneurship your gateway to an exciting future.

Master of Science in Techpreneurship (TCMS)

This 36-semester hour Master of Science in Techpreneurship combines technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship. This program produces the student who will have the skillset to build start-ups or innovate new products or processes in an existing organization. The student is taught to create, recognize, and support innovation in any environment. The student is introduced to the process technologies entrepreneurs use to start and scale high growth companies. Techpreneurship is a flexible program that allows the student to choose elective courses from any existing graduate program to leverage their previous education and work experience. This program provides access to a network of practicing mentors who may share their experience and provide guidance to the student.

Program Goals

TCMS graduates are able to:

  • Start, own, and manage successful innovative and technology-intensive start businesses;
  • Embrace innovation to capitalize economic benefits and to serve as a positive factor in social change;
  • Leverage modern technologies to gain competitive advantage in the business world;
  • Become leaders and effective members of the business community; and
  • Develop communication skills and the ability to interact with others.

Learn more about the admissions process here. International students apply here. Non-International students apply here.

International Graduate Student Admissions Requirements and Curricular Practical Training
To receive information on the requirements for graduate admissions for international students, please email your request to CPT@HarrisburgU.eduClick here for requirements for admissions and Curricular Practical Training! All of the University’s graduate programs are STEM approved and Curricular Practical Training is offered.