Harrisburg University of Science and Technology

12 months
10600 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Earn a master’s degree that equips you to fill a critical need in today’s business world.  Techpreneurship program at the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology 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 Techpreneurship program from the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is a 36-hour master offered in classes conducted in an 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.

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship: From Traction to Scale
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Financial Sustainability

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits


On Campus

Other requirements

General requirements

  • complete the application online
  • submit final official undergraduate transcript(s) from the college or university at which a baccalaureate degree was conferred, and any other institution of higher education attended (whether or not academic credit was earned);
  • submit a personal goal statement including:
  • future goals: identify career/professional goals; and,
  • leadership or group contributions: describe examples of leadership experience in which you have significantly influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time.
  • submit a hard copy resume or by email to
  • The University does not require the GRE/GMAT for students seeking a master’s degree. However, the GRE/GMAT is strongly recommended for students seeking admission to a doctorate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5300 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.

Domestic graduate tuition rate: is $800 per semester hour.


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.

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