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Innovation and Entrepreneurship, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #751 (QS) Potsdam, NY, United States
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship undergraduate bachelor's degree program at Clarkson University offers the ability to take your current passion or idea and make it a reality.
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With the skills and knowledge that Clarkson provides, you can transform new or existing start-ups into success. The skills learned here are sought both in industry and education, allowing you limitless opportunities to stretch your skills.

The Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) major at Clarkson University will leverage your strengths by offering a cross-disciplinary, flexible program providing the knowledge and skills to develop and manage innovation opportunities and processes. Our curriculum involves planning and commercializing innovations and helps you to expand your personal goals. You'll participate in and manage the product development process, understand the legal and policy issues associated with new ventures and stimulate/manage the creation of new business enterprises within an existing corporate structure and as a start-up enterprise.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Careers

Upon graduation, Innovation and Entrepreneurship majors have the skills, tools and knowledge to pursue multiple career interests. Many students go on to start their own company, continue pursuing a company they started while in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship program, or create a company around one of their innovations. Other graduates go on to utilize their innovative mindset and entrepreneurial skill sets in a wide range of industries and professions, including in positions such as:

  • brand manager
  • consultant
  • recruiting coordinator
  • product design specialist
  • marketing analyst
  • GBS consultant
  • new business processor

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics of Innovation
  • Designing and Leading Innovative Ventures
  • Consumer and Buyer Behavior
  • Market Analysis and Research
  • Creativity and Developing Innovation and New Products
  • Commercializing Innovation
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship Strategy

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Official secondary school transcript, mark sheets, and national exam scores (if applicable).
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • SAT or ACT score reports, Clarkson will accept self reported scores for students attending high school in the U.S. only. See guidelines.
  • Clarkson SAT code: 2084
  • Clarkson ACT code: 2698
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports, if English is not your first language
  • Certification of Finances Form (PDF) and supporting bank statement
  • Copy of your current passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52724 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52724 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Potsdam

  • 892 - 1950 USD/month
    Living Costs

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