Turn Engineering Innovation into Market Success

Elevate your engineering career with an M.S. in Engineering Entrepreneurship.

Engineering Entrepreneurship

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About the Program

Our Master of Science in Engineering Entrepreneurship is designed for engineers aiming to bridge the gap between groundbreaking technology and the marketplace. This unique 31-semester credit hour program, a collaboration between the Lyle School of Engineering and the Cox School of Business, equips graduates with the necessary skills to start and lead new technology ventures.

Engage in the unique Technology Commercialization Studio, designed for hands-on experience in product management and market innovation.

To learn more about the program, Contact Program Director Dr. Duncan MacFarlane.


The SMU Lyle Difference

  • Innovative

    Engage in the unique Technology Commercialization Studio, designed for hands-on experience in market innovation.

  • Connected

    Utilize SMU's extensive network in the business and engineering sectors for unparalleled opportunities and insights.

  • Mentored

    Benefit from guidance by C-level mentors from leading engineering firms and venture capital industries.

Student Experience

Expert Faculty - OREM (EE)

Expert Faculty

Courses taught by seasoned entrepreneurs and experts in both engineering and business.

Cohort-Based Learning

Cohort-Based Learning

Thrive in a collaborative environment with peers sharing similar entrepreneurial ambitions.

Diverse Coursework

Diverse Coursework

Students participate in hands-on, experiential based learning in the classroom. See course catalog and degree plan.


Flexible Study Options

Flexible Study Options

Tailor your experience with our LyleAnywhere™ flexible learning platform, providing a mixture of in-person or synchronous online classes.


Jobs I Can Land


Jobs I Can Land

Potential roles include:

  • Technology Entrepreneur
  • Product Manager for High-Tech Companies
  • Engineering Project Manager 
  • Venture Capital Analyst 
  • Intellectual Property Consultant


Admissions Requirements


In addition to meeting the Lyle School of Engineering admission requirements for an M.S. degree, applicants are required to satisfy the following additional requirement: a B.S. in engineering or another technical discipline.


Tuition and Fees

For a complete graduate cost per semester click here.

Application Deadlines

The next start date is August 2024. The priority date for applications is May 15