Master's Students

Master's Students working on a drone project

The McGuire Entrepreneurship Program is open to UA master's students in any field of study.

Entrepreneurship Education

UA master's students are encouraged to participate in the McGuire Program during their last year in a master's program. Application deadlines are in the Winter for participation the following fall. 

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The McGuire Entrepreneurship Program can be integrated with master's degrees in any field of study, and students from across the University are encouraged to apply for the intensive, yearlong experience of building an innovation from early-stage idea to sustainable investor-ready venture. 

The McGuire Program's interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to enhance any master's program and help students achieve success according to their personal goals. Studying entrepreneurship is an investment in future success. Upon completing the program, students are prepared to apply principles of innovation to any career path. 

McGuire Program classes for all UA master's students (with the exception of Eller MBA students) are listed below:

Fall Semester

ECON 534: Industrial Analysis and New Venture Development (Venture Development I) Tuesdays 3:30- 6:15 p.m. / Thursdays 3:30-4:45 p.m.

Spring Semester 

MGMT 539: Planning of New Ventures (Venture Development II) Tuesdays 3:30- 6:15 p.m.