Master of Technology Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Turn your passion for smart solutions into startup success

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The Master of Technology Entrepreneurship & Innovation (MTEI) curriculum takes knowledge and skills from management, marketing, leadership, finance, accounting, communications, economics and information technology and integrates them with best practices from industry to produce sharp, relevant learning. Students will access an innovation network, investors and partners in their quest to become a successful technology entrepreneur and innovator. MTEI is a full-time graduate business studies program.

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The Benefits

  • Full-time program that still allows time to work on your startup
  • Accessible resident faculty and industrial mentors
  • Located in the rich startup ecosystem of Atlantic Canada
  • Startup innovation funding available to qualifying students
  • Get 3 great program choices. After 8 months of alternating Fri/Sat full-day classes:
    • STARTUP STREAM: Start or grow your technology business as an applied project and complete your degree in 12 or 16 months.
    • EXPERIENTIAL STREAM: Spend six months in industry.
    • THESIS STREAM: Research a select topic and contribute to the growing body of entrepreneurship knowledge.


Employers can benefit from the infusion of innovation an MTEI intern brings. The MTEI program is now certified by CEWIL (Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning Canada), and employers hiring interns may access the Co-op Education Incentive funding from Nova Scotia Labour and Advanced Education.

        Admission Requirements

        Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. The applicant must have at least a B average (3.0 GPA) in the last 60 credit hours. Students applying by the deadline will be considered for scholarships. Above-average applicants may be considered for acceptance after these dates.

        The government of Nova Scotia has immigration streams specifically for entrepreneurs and international graduate entrepreneurs.

        MTEI Intrapreneurial Impact

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        Shivani and the Nova Scotia Government


        • September 2023 International Student Deadline
        • September 2023 Canadian and Permanent Residents Deadline
        • January 2024 International Student Deadline
        • January 2024 Canadian and Permanent Residents Deadline
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