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Social entrepreneurs chart their own course.
Don't just get a job, create your own while striving to make the world a better place. As a MS in Health and Social Innovation graduate, you will be prepared to apply principles of innovation, entrepreneurship, and design-thinking to address societal challenges.
Innovate with purpose.
What happens when you take an MBA, A Masters in Social Work, A Masters in Public Health and a Masters in Nonprofit management, drop them into a blender, and pour them out into a dedicated incubation and coworking space in the heart of downtown Baltimore? You get UMB’s Master of Science in Health and Social Innovation.
Our social entrepreneurship centered curriculum provides the fundamental tools and competencies needed to take idea to action, and prepares you to build your own venture or lead change in an existing organization.
This MS in Health and Social Innovation offers seven different pathways that will equip you with specialized competencies in your desired field:
Applications for spring admission are due December 1.
International students: please be advised that this program is not eligible for F-1 or J-1 student visa sponsorship.
Join UMB’s community of innovators. Our campus’ network connects student entrepreneurs with legal assistance, small business advising, mentorship from local industry-leaders and the opportunity to collaborate other fellow entrepreneurs, As a student of the program, you will have the opportunity to further nurture your idea with the Grid Incubator. Selected student entrepreneurs will join a supportive community full of diverse mentors, advisors, and industry professionals to help grow their venture. Students can also apply for seed funding through the UMB Student Social Venture Fund, which provided small seed grants to further develop your vision.
Beyond the campus, Baltimore's Social Innovation ecosytem is surging, with several dozen stragically placed incubators, accelerators and angel funds that can take your concept to the next level.
The M.S. in Health and Social Innovation is a 36-credit graduate degree program taught in a Hy-Flex mode that combines classroom, live interactive video and individually paced modules, offering maximum flexiblity to accomodate busy schedules. Able to be completed in as little as two years (or as many as five), Students will take 18 core credits and 12 concentration credits.
Entrepeurship is not just building new ventures or creating change in exisiting structures. Entrepreneurship is a way of thinking, a way of seeing problems as interesting challenges that call for innovative solutions. Add in the ability to improve the human condition, and you suddenly realize a realm of possibilities for your future.
The M.S. in Health and Social Innovation will help you develop skills in Design Thinking, Customer Discovery & Social Change Theory that will help you develop effective solutions to real world problems. Courses in Marketing, Finance, Project Management and Leadership will equip you to make those solutions sustainable.