Apr 25, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entrepreneurship, Innovation, & Leadership (EIL)

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GIB MASON, Graduate Program Director


Degrees Offered

M.P.S., P.B.C. (Degree Types )


Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Leadership Faculty

Program Description

UMBC empowers working professionals with a Master’s program that harnesses a continuum of expertise and experience of instructors and leaders from the entrepreneurial community, within the university and UMBC Training Centers. Students learn how to bring an entrepreneurial mindset, innovative practices, become local entrepreneurs, and thoughtful leadership to their organizations and businesses with courses designed to teach real-world skills.

Program Admission Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in any subject

  • Applicants should have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. (Students with a GPA less than 3.0 may be admitted to the program with relevant professional or academic experience
  • GRE scores are not required for admission

International applicants should refer to the International Admission Page for special admission information

Financial Assistance

EIL is an applied, professional degree and as such does not offer research-based assistantships. However, students are eligible to apply for non-research based graduate assistantships offered through other academic departments.  For the most detailed information on financial aid for prospective graduate students refer to the Financial Aid Office.  


    Master of Professional StudiesPost-Baccalaureate Certificate


      Entrepreneurship, Innovation, & Leadership

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