Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Master | McMaster University | Hamilton, Canada
M.T.E.I. On Campus

Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation

20 months
30030 CAD/year
6480 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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A Master’s of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI) degree program from McMaster University has been developed for university graduates in honours programs outside of engineering and science.


It’s a unique Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation program at McMaster University involving entrepreneurship teams that draw expertise from all disciplines to develop start-up plans for technology-based businesses.

Key Features 

  • While students in the Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation program at are not expected to have any engineering or scientific background, they are expected to embrace creativity and innovation. 
  • Some basic familiarity with technology is expected, but the required technological depth will depend on the project itself and will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. 
  • Considerable emphasis will be placed on team-based experiential learning in which all members of the team will learn from each other as they complete the project.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Entrepreneurial Opportunity Identification 
  • Leadership for Innovation
  • Enterprise Opportunity Development
  • Business Launch and Development
  • Total Sustainability Management
  • Proof-of-Concept Studio

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Honours Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • B+ (B- for Engineering) minimum average, based on a full year equivalent of final year courses (3rd/4th level) relevant to the program
  • Each program may set additional/higher requirements. Please review the program website for details.
  • Degrees and grades from foreign universities are evaluated for their equivalency to McMaster’s. Please contact the program for specific details.
  • Departments or programs may establish additional requirements, such as scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Admission is competitive: meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission
  • The admission decision is not subject to appeal
  • Applicants who do not meet the above mentioned requirements, should consult the Graduate Calendar to determine the requirements for exceptional cases

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30030 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15015 CAD per semester during 20 months.
  • National

    6480 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3240 CAD per semester during 20 months.

Living costs for Hamilton

1163 - 1630 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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