Master of Science Product Innovation & Computing

The Master of Science in Product Innovation and Computing is a joint degree between the College of Computing & Digital Media (CDM) and the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (KGSB). This STEM degree incorporates the innovation and entrepreneurship processes with computer science, and allows students in the program to recognize broader issues in technology-related problems and understand the business constraints affecting this technology.

Careers

Graduates will be prepared to start their own business, and work in both companies that build mobile apps and other technology-based products and services, as well as traditional organizations in need of mobile apps for their product(s).

$80,000 average reported salary across 2017 School of Computing master’s graduates

94% of reporting 2016 School of Computing master’s graduates were employed, continuing education, or not seeking employment within six months of graduation

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Capstone

Students build a minimum viable product (MVP) using the Lean Startup Model and Business Model Canvas. The class culminates with a pitch to investors through the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center.

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Coleman Entrepreneurship Center

DePaul’s Coleman Entrepreneurship Center serves as an entrepreneurial hub for students, faculty, alumni, and the broader Chicago business community. The Center advises, inspires, and connects student entrepreneurs from many backgrounds and interests. Programs and events, including workshops, pitch competitions, and seminars, occur frequently on campus and at DePaul’s dedicated space at entrepreneurial tech incubator 1871.

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Online Learning

All CDM courses and several KGSB courses for this degree can be completed entirely online. One hundred percent of the CDM course lectures—from audio and video to whiteboard writing and supplemental materials—are captured and available online.

Application Deadlines

Enrollment QuarterDomestic Student DeadlineInternational Student Deadline
FallAugust 1July 1
WinterNovember 1October 1
SpringMarch 1February 1
SummerMay 1April 1

Admission Process

The graduate application process involves completing an online application, sending in your transcripts and submitting any supplemental material (e.g., letters of recommendation, certifications, etc.). To learn more about your program specific requirements, visit our Graduate Admission page.

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