Master’s in Social Entrepreneurship

Acquire a robust toolkit to transform raw ideas into viable, fundable ventures and learn to create social impact while building profitable businesses through a commitment to Profit, People & Planet.

Key program features

  • Full-time / One year

  • On campus

  • Home campus: San Francisco

Key program features

  • Full-time / One year

  • On campus

  • Home campus: San Francisco


Learn social entrepreneurship by doing it

Learn and apply business and innovation skills that can change the world. You'll acquire a robust toolkit to transform raw ideas into high-impact social ventures. Come to grips with how to manage global crises as you understand the theory of change and impact metrics to create and measure social impact. Expand your communication and leadership skills in order to attract capital, team members, and partnerships. Learn to join together to do well while doing good as you tackle real-world business challenges that are integrated into your entire program.

Key skills developed

  • Futures Thinking

  • Design Thinking

  • Theory of Change

  • Social Impact Metrics

  • Business Model Development

  • Go-To-Market Planning

  • Investment Pitching

  • Leadership

Graduate Ready to Do

We have identified the skills employers are looking for globally and built the teaching of these professional and technical skills into your program, so you are ready to take on your next challenge after graduation.

Core program & electives

Your core program is made up of three modules, each culminating in a real-world business challenge. Click below to find out more.

Module 1


As an entrepreneur, you’ll often find you’re the CFO, CTO & CEO in one. Apply the business fundamentals while you nurture your entrepreneurial spirit and skills.

  • Business Challenge #1: New Product Pitch

Module 2


It’s time to think seriously about your social venture and consider the critical issues facing the world while you master the technical skills you’ll need to solve them.

  • Business Challenge #2: Business Plan Presentation

Module 3


Get yourself up to speed with the latest sales and marketing techniques and innovations, then finalize your financing options before drawing it all together to create an investment pitch.

  • Capstone Challenge: New Social Venture Investment Pitch

Design your own degree

On completion of your core program, you’ll tailor your degree to your individual interests and goals with electives. Choose from a wide range of elective courses or specialize in a certain discipline with predefined specialization modules.

Courses and challenges subject to change

    Double your value with a Dual Degree

    Why get one degree when you can get two? Double your chances in the global job market with a Dual Degree from Hult, which sees you earn two triple-accredited degrees in as little as 18 months. Add a second specialized master’s to your first degree with just six months of additional full-time study.

    Campus Locations

    Get global experience

    You’ll be at your home campus in San Francisco for your core program and travel to as many others as you want for electives with Global Campus Rotation. Study in centrally located campuses in some of the world’s most influential business hubs and gain on-the-ground international experience as you build a global network.

    Career Development

    Personal career support at every step

    We work with every student individually to set a targeted strategy, equip them with the right tools, and guide them on a clear path to achieve their career ambitions. The results speak for themselves.

    I didn’t come to Hult just to get a business degree. I want to grow and inspire others. I want to be known as the person who left the comfort of his home, and helped lead the world in growing in a sustainable way.

    Sarbik Banerjea





    of Hult master's graduates changed country, industry, or function



    of Hult master's graduates were employed after 6 months



    of international Hult master's graduates at US campuses gained employment in the US



    of Hult graduates start their own business

    Fees & admissions

    You can apply for a range of merit-based scholarships that reward your achievements and potential. So, whether you’re an active humanitarian, a driven entrepreneur, or an aspiring leader—there could be a scholarship for you at Hult.

    How to apply

    If you’re made to do, then the chances are, you’re made for Hult. We assess candidates individually based on the strength of their whole profile and take the time to get to know your unique value and skillset. Priority is given to those who apply by the applications deadline.

    Entry requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
    • Proficiency in English (TOEFL/IELTS/PTE)
    • Successful application process

    Application Deadline - Round 1

    October 28, 2021

    Scholarship Deadline: November 18, 2021

    Program fees

    San Francisco
    Program fee52,800 USD
    Other student-related costs3,430 USD

    Estimated expenses

    San Francisco
    Housing17,000 USD
    Living11,000 USD
    Books & course materials1,000 USD

    For a full breakdown of our fees, terms & conditions, and scholarships, please visit the following pages:

    Upcoming events

    Connect with people in your region and all over the globe at our various events.

    • Virtual Skills Lab | Black History Month: Walking in Their Shoes | Oct 13

    • Virtual Skills Lab | 2022 Global Trend: Leading the Competition with Workplace Well Being | Nov 9

    Application Deadline - Round 1

    October 28, 2021

    Priority is given to those who apply by the applications deadline. Our enrollment team will support and guide you through the entire process.