Innovation, MS

The Master of Science in Innovation is a part-time program, offered on Northeastern University’s Boston campus and 100 percent online. The program is designed specifically for working professionals who want to become innovation leaders. Through project work, case studies, and real-world application, possibly at your own organization, you will study the principles of innovation from multiple perspectives. You’ll have an opportunity to learn about product and service development, financing innovation, go-to-market strategies, lean development, managing high-performance teams, and more.

Build expertise in:

  • Next-generation product, system, and service design
  • Designing and leading innovation teams
  • Reinventing business processes and introducing change
  • Exploring new business models and ventures
  • Selling new products and services

Learn more about this program on the D’Amore-McKim website.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

Required Core
Complete one of the following:3
On-campus only
How Executives Shape and Lead Innovation and Enterprise Growth
Online Only
Corporate Entrepreneurship through Global Growth, Acquisitions, and Alliances
Accounting and Finance
ACCT 6280Planning and Budgeting for Innovation3
FINA 6284Financing Innovation and Growth3
ENTR 6217Lean Innovation3
ENTR 6222Competing in Dynamic, Innovation-Driven Markets3
HRMG 6280The Human Side of Innovation3
MGMT 6280Innovation for Next-Generation Products and Systems3
MGSC 6281Service Innovation and Management3
MKTG 6280Gaining Customer Insight3
MKTG 6283Marketing and Selling Innovation3

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

30 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required