Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI) is a graduate-level professional program designed to educate and develop entrepreneurial T-shaped professionals.
T-shaped professionals are in demand by employers and economies everywhere. They are deep problem solvers in their home discipline and are capable of innovation and commercialization through applying knowledge and skills that cut across a wide range of technology and business disciplines.
Coming into the program, you will have strong functional knowledge in a discipline area, and a deep interest in technology. The MTEI program will give you targeted knowledge and skillsto allow you to succeed as an innovator and entrepreneur.
- Full-time program
- Meet in the classroom on alternating Fridays and Saturdays only
- Accessible resident faculty and industrial mentors
- Get 3 great program choices.After 8 months of alternating Fri/Sat full-day classes:
- Enter or return to industryfor an 8-month internship, then graduate.
- Choose the applied project option to complete your degree in 12 or 16 months.
- Take the thesis option and research at a less-intense pace.
- Study at the largest Canadian business school east of Quebec, with deep connections to the entrepreneurial community and important partnerships for innovation
- Live in Halifax, the commercial, cultural and recreational hub of Atlantic Canada, and a growing centre of innovation and investment!
MTEI Admission Requirements
To be admitted to the MTEI program students must:
- Have completed an undergraduate degree or have an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Note: The MTEI student’s undergraduate degree or equivalent training and experience can be in any discipline, although an undergraduate degree or equivalent training and experience in a STEAM (science, technology, arts, engineering, math) discipline is preferred.
- Have attained at least a “B” average in the undergraduate degree and attained a minimum grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.0 in the candidate’s final sixty (60) credit hours taken at university. In exceptional circumstances, when an applicant is otherwise qualified, the admissions committee may waive this requirement.
- Have attained a valid Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score of 550 OR a valid score of at least 153 in both verbal and quantitative sections of Graduate Record Examination (GRE). For those submitting valid GRE scores under the old scoring system, we normally expect a score of at least 500 and 680 in the verbal and quantitative sections respectively.
- Submit official transcripts from post-secondary institutions directly to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research at Saint Mary's.
- Submit a one-page description of what the student expects to learn in the MTEI program and how it will benefit her/him and/or her/his organization.
- Submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae.
- Have English as a first language, or completed a first degree entirely in English, or attained a minimum score of 92 (Internet based) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with no individual band below 20 or a minimum score of 7 on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with no individual score below 6.0, or equivalent.
- Complete the appropriate application form and submit an application fee as specified by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
- Submit two letters of reference, with at least one being from an academic source.
- Agree to a phone or Skype interview.
Need a GMAT/GRE score to apply? No problem. Exams are administered year round in most countries on demand (GMAT) and on specified dates (GRE) at local test centers. As long as you have a valid passport you can also write outside your home country.
Your ‘unofficial’ scores will be immediately available to you for either exam, and your ‘official’ scores available online (to you and us) within 15 days (GRE) and 20 days (GMAT).