Brown University offers a one–year Master of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship (PRIME) program, a STEM Masters of Science (ScM) degree based in the School of Engineering, with an accelerated schedule that begins in June (summer–fall–spring) for full–time students.
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. After successfully completing the program, international students may utilize OPT, Optional Practical Training (must complete the program on campus).
Distinct features of our program include:
- Two enrollment options: residential format or fully online
- For international students, PRIME is a STEM program and after completing the program in person, may utilize OPT, Optional Practical Training.
- Rigorous, multidisciplinary curriculum
- Dedicated career planning and professional coaching support
- High faculty–to–student ratio
- Access to the entire engineering user facilities, including the Brown Design Workshop, and The Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship, available to further the mission of making entrepreneurship an essential part of the Brown experience.
- Business immersion activities
- The week-long trip to the San Francisco Bay area enables students to interact with company executives, government representatives, and technologists, richly enhancing their classroom experiences.
Program of Study: For degree completion, students must complete at least 6 required courses plus 2 electives. The two required summer courses are delivered fully online and begin in summer. For full-time on campus students, in person classes begin in the fall term.
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.