The Master’s Degree Programme in Education Entrepreneurship is offered by the Oulu University of Applied Sciences in Finland. The programme bridges the fields of education, entrepreneurship, design and innovation. It focuses on a hands-on approach to support new innovations in education such as building education technology startups or social impact initiatives, and leading innovation in educational organizations and companies. Participation in the program will support professionals to access opportunities and networks in the global education innovation community (pedagogical and business). The cohort is expected to be interdisciplinary and international with the program completed in a collaborative and working-life focused learning environment.
The degree is offered as a one-year, 60 ECTS credit blended learning experience (face-to-face and online) in English. In other words, it is expected that student's of this program will continue to work as professionals while completing the program.
The degree is targeted to individuals interested in moving more deeply into the global edtech industry and to gain the competencies and networks to develop education innovations within their workplaces anywhere around the world and in some cases to support their own startups. Participants are expected, but limited to, being educators, school administrators, trainers, professionals from technology, media or publishing companies, or existing entrepreneurs wishing to pivot towards Edtech.