Master of Science in Product Innovation
Gain the skills and experiences to turn great ideas into great products.
The Master of Science in Product Innovation not only gives you knowledge needed, but the hands-on experience through practicums to put those skills into action.
The one-year Master of Science in Product Innovation will prepare students to usher new products from ideation through the commercialization phases in existing companies or in new ventures. The curriculum will cover the needs-based product design, prototype development and testing, business model development and validation, and project and product management.
Students will choose a practicum to develop a new product, or product-focused business with the support of faculty experts and mentors from various industries, such as outdoor recreation, biodesign, Web 3.0, digital products, and others. They also have the opportunity to participate in a product incubator program and test new product concepts and prototypes.
Just the Facts: Master of Science in Product Innovation
This 12-month, 30-hour program includes full summer, fall, and spring terms.
New cohorts begin in the summer.
Do I Qualify to Enroll?
Complete your undergraduate degree and meet additional requirements. View Requirements
GMAT or GRE
Students may be eligible for a GMAT/GRE test waiver with a 3.2 undergraduate GPA or 3 years of professional work experience. Please review our master's admissions policies.
Total Program Cost
Additional tuition costs applied for out-of-state and international students.
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Paying for College
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Sarah Goforth and Andy Murray discuss the role and importance of product managers in corporations and startups, in addition to the Product Innovation Master's Degree created by the Sam M. Walton College of Business.
The program is currently offered as a full-time program. As currently organized, the program cannot be completed in a fully remote format.
Class sizes can vary, but most classes will have no more than 15 students.
This is a one-year intensive program, while it is possible to hold an internship or part-time work outside of the program, it would be extremely challenging to maintain a full-time workload.
Students from a wide range of degrees and professional backgrounds are admissible to this program. There is no certain degree or level of experience required to apply.