The McGuire New Venture Development Program is a highly ranked experiential program in which students learn the principles of entrepreneurship and innovation through the hands-on process of taking an innovation from its early-stage idea to a launch ready venture.
The program is one year long, participating students will work in teams with other students from various fields of study. Each team will work closely with an experienced faculty mentor, legal advisors and industry experts & investors with the possibility of participating in new venture competitions.
Students wishing to participate in the Entrepreneurship minor must apply and be accepted to the New Venture Program prior to applying through GradApp. Please note that the application for the New Venture program is separate from the graduate school application.
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Eller College of Management – The McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship
Learn the principles of entrepreneurship and innovation through the hands-on process of taking an innovation from an early-stage idea to a viable venture. Our pioneering curriculum, hands-on mentoring, and unique collaborations will empower you to develop a new way to thinking, a new way of learning, and a new model for action. By the time you complete the McGuire Program, you'll be armed with the skills necessary to apply principles of entrepreneurship and innovation in any field.
The Eller College of Management at The University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in entrepreneurship, and social responsibility.