MS-CEI Program Overview

MS-CEI Overview

The MS-CEI program is a Master's degree in Computing, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, combining computer science courses from the Courant Institute (Graduate School of Arts and Science) and business courses from the Stern School of Business.

Located in the heart of one of the world's most inspiring and influential cities, NYU's MS-CEI is a great environment to turn ideas into business realities. Designed to train future generations of technology entrepreneurs in the fundamentals of computer science and entrepreneurship, this one year immersive program aims to help meet the changing technological challenges of today and motivate students to reshape their thinking for tomorrow.

Specifically, the MS-CEI is designed for computer science students and technology professionals interested in pursuing entrepreneurship or assuming leadership roles in innovative technology based organizations. By providing strong fundamentals in rigorous computer science applications, systems engineering and entrepreneurship the MS-CEI program will train students to become the next CTOs and CEOs of high-tech startups. Throughout the year students will go through various stages of technological entrepreneurship including problem conceptualization, idea incubation, product development, pilot deployment and effectiveness evaluation towards nurturing them to pursue their concepts into realities.

MS-CEI students will draw from the same courses as Courant Computer Science graduate programs and Stern MBA programs and pioneer new courses in entrepreneurship and software development processes.

Requirements in a Nutshell

The MS-CEI degree requires 13 courses for a total of 33 credits. Six of these credits are through the Stern School of Business while the remaining credits are from Computer Science at Courant. Students must also maintain good standing by sustaining a minimum GPA of at least 3.0 (B) each semester.

For more details on the MS-CEI requirements, please see the MS-CEI Requirements Page.

Sample Courses

Below is an incomplete list of classes that MS-CEI students may take. Please refer to the MS-CEI Requirements page for more information.

Computer Science Courses

  • * Requires department permission

Stern Business School Courses