Masters in Management Student

Master of Science in Entrepreneurial Management

Get on the Path to Starting and Managing Your Own Business

If your dream is to be your own boss, then Stratford University’s M.S. in Entrepreneurial Management will certainly put you on the right path. Our M.S. in Entrepreneurial Management program will lead you through the process of developing and launching a viable new venture.

We have hand selected business experts and entrepreneurs from the local business community to teach you how to:

  • Develop your venture concept;
  • Organize your new venture;
  • Market your venture;
  • Perform business and financial planning; and
  • Control your new organization.

Our instructors will also guide you through the process of conducting feasibility studies and how to judiciously evaluate potential venture opportunities. In so doing, you will examine major components of full life cycle development in turning your idea into a successful enterprise.

Upon completion of Stratford’s entrepreneur program, you will have a sound understanding of important entrepreneurial concepts, including:

  • Role of the entrepreneur in business;
  • Nuances of entrepreneurial decision-making;
  • How to build business value;
  • Benefits and challenges of entrepreneurship;
  • Use of monitoring and measurement to drive growth, and
  • Reasons why businesses fail.

Also covered in this program are the value of using e-Commerce, distributed thinking, strategic business marketing, business planning, and avenues to financing a new venture.


To enhance your knowledge of business operations, you are encouraged to engage in Internships during your course of study. Master’s students can participate in Internships during their first quarter at Stratford. F1 students can participate in CPT upon enrolling in a Master’s program.

A Rewarding Career is Waiting For You

Although many students go on to manage their own business, our talented Career Services staff has an excellent track record in helping students leverage their M.S. in Entrepreneurial Management to advance in the job market.

Here is a sampling of the rewarding career paths waiting for you:

  • Business Owner
  • Chief Executive
  • General and Operations Manager
  • Agents and Business Managers of Artist
  • Management Analyst
  • Business Operations Specialist
  • Business Continuity Planner
  • Risk Management Specialist
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Entrepreneurial Management Program Requirements and Online Options

Entrepreneurial students can complete the entrepreneur management degree program through classroom instruction, online instruction, or a combination of both.

Credits Required Number of Classes
Core Component 54 12
Total Required for Graduation 54 12

Best-in-Class Faculty

Stratford’s faculty is comprised of the some of the top leaders in business, both in the private and public sectors. All members of our faculty have earned a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree, J.D, or a Ph.D. In addition to leading instruction at Stratford, our faculty is comprised of entrepreneurs who run their own business; managers in government; practicing CPAs and attorneys; and experts in the field of information technology. With their expertise, they are equipped to teach underlying business theories, and are in tune with the skill sets and competencies required in the business community as well as the government market.

State of the-Art Learning Environments

Stratford offers state-of-the-art learning facilities that provide the perfect environment for examining and analyzing timely business topics. Our small class sizes allow you to enjoy low student-to-teacher ratios, which encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing between instructors and students. In addition, all classrooms are equipped with computers and are ideal for hands-on lab activities.

A Masters Program that Fits Your Busy Schedule

Stratford offers the convenience of flexible course schedules as well as full and part-time programs. Residential classes are offered day, evening, and weekends to accommodate your busy schedule. All residential classes are blended with a portion of the course delivered online to reduce the time in the classroom. You can complete a class in five or 10 weeks and start your program five times a year (January, March, May, August, and September). The accelerated programs at Stratford University allow students to finish a Bachelor’s degree in 30 months or a Master’s degree in 15 months.

Visit Student Disclosures to obtain tuition & fees for this program, graduation and employment rates, and other student consumer information on Stratford’s Masters in Entrepreneurial Management.

Code Name Credits
Entrepreneurship and Venture Management
IT & Corporate Transformation
E-Commerce WEB Site Development I
E-Commerce WEB Site Development II
Managerial Sales and Marketing
Growth Strategies for Emerging Companies
Business and Public Policy
Global Economy
Strategic Business Marketing
Growth Strategies for Emerging Markets
New Venture Financing
New Venture Creation
Int'l Competitive Strategy & Innovation
Project Management