9 months
54600 USD/full
54600 USD/full
Tuition fee
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Across industries and career paths, great business leaders share a common attribute: an entrepreneurial mindset. Babson College’s Master of Science in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership (MSEL) is the cornerstone of a successful career in business management. Through this full-time, 9-month program, you will gain the skills and experience you need to succeed as an entrepreneurial leader.

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Babson’s MSEL program will provide you with critical tools for evaluating opportunities, balancing competing demands, and making effective decisions. You will emerge as a highly skilled collaborator, problem solver, and organizational leader.

  • Accelerate your career immediately. Designed to serve students right out of college, without the 3-5 years of work experience many graduate programs require. Get a comprehensive business education that integrates diverse disciplines.

  • Gain experience. Develop practical leadership skills by launching ventures, consulting for organizations, and doing business internationally.

  • Earn your degree in less than a year. Save both time and money by getting your Master’s degree in just 9 months.

  • Get inspired by your peers. Master’s students come to Babson College from around the world and include accountants, financial analysts, and entrepreneurs, but also athletes, nonprofit organizers, writers, and artists.

  • Enroll in the nation’s No. 1 college for entrepreneurship. For more than 25 years, Babson has led the pack in U.S. News & World Report’s ranking.

Think of your MSEL courses as an entrepreneur graduate program, where you’ll hone your creative spark, prototype new ideas, and form close bonds with your team.


AACSB Accredited

Programme Structure

During the two 14-week semesters, you will complete an integrated set of courses in marketing, economics, accounting, operations, management, finance, and strategy. Outside the classroom, you will participate in practical leadership activities as well as experiential learning projects that will complement and reinforce your course work.

Courses include the following:

  • Data Exploration (Quantitative Methods)

  • Entrepreneurial Economics

  • Finance for Entrepreneurs

  • Information Technology

  • Law

  • Marketing Management

  • Operations Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 9 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Two Starts for the MSEL: August and January each year.  To be considered for scholarships apply by deadlines: Jan. (9/16, 10/30, 12/3); August (2/4, 4/19, 6/24)




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Short answer questions

  • One letter of recommendation (professional or academic)

  • Resume

  • Transcripts from all institutions, undergraduate and graduate

  • Video interview

  • Candidates may include an essay to provide additional pertinent information to the admissions committee (optional)

  • Note that Babson is test optional for all full-time applicants with a 2021 program entry

English Requirements: 

TOEFL iBT, IELTS, or PTE test scores and official English translations of all required academic documents must be submitted if:

  • Your native language is not English.

  • You have NOT earned a bachelor’s or master’s from an institution in the United States, U.K., Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, or India.

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Work experience

Average work experience is 1 year; no work experience is required, though

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54600 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.
  • National

    54600 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54600 USD for the full programme and a duration of 9 months.


Merit awards are available for all of Babson’s graduate degree programs. For a full listing of all merit and need-based awards available to graduate students at Babson, please refer to the All Awards Details page:


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Entrepreneurial Leadership
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