Masters in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship


Masters in Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship, PRIME, is a STEM Masters of Science (ScM) degree based in Brown's School of Engineering

PRIME students experience the process of creating value from technology, learn how to develop embryonic ideas and execute how to bring these ideas to market. Core business skills in finance, strategy, marketing, decision making, globalization and management are provided to assure venture success. Students are given the opportunity to participate in a program established internship with a PRIME-partnering company during their studies. After successfully completing the program, international students may utilize OPT, Optional Practical Training.

Earn a Top-Ranked Master’s Degree with Flexible Enrollment Options:

  • Traditional face-to-face format on campus
  • Fully online modality that is structured for professionals

While completing the one year program, students participate in business immersion activities, including an internship course and a week-long trip to the San Francisco Bay area, where they interact with company executives, government representatives, and technologists, richly enhancing their classroom experiences. 

PRIME's dedicated space for students is equipped with the necessary infrastructure to carry out class assignments and projects. PRIME students also have access to the entire engineering user facilities, including one of the largest maker-spaces in the US, the Brown Design Workshop (BDW), to create prototypes. The Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship is available to further the mission of making entrepreneurship an essential part of the Brown experience.

PRIME graduates have secured positions in consulting, investment banking, health/medical companies, information technology, traditional engineering companies, small technology firms and as founders of new ventures.

We help develop entrepreneurial technology leaders with skills to maximize impact for themselves, their companies and society
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PRIME Contact Information

Phone: 401-863-2521
Location: School of Engineering | Brown University | 184 Hope St, Providence, RI 02912

PRIME enables you with an understanding about the world and entrepreneurship, but most importantly it builds confidence to start a new venture.