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

Curriculum

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

Ideate

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

Plan

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

Launch

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

    Get your second degree tuition-free

    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. Applicants are also eligible for a partial tuition award on their second degree. This is available for a limited time and applies only to the Dual Degree program. 

    This is available for a limited time and applies only to the Dual Degree program.

    Application Deadline

    September 1, 2022

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

    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

    Indian

    2019

    %

    100

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

    %

    90

    of Hult master's graduates were employed after 6 months

    %

    49

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

    %

    58

    increase in pre-masters salary (Financial Times, 2021)

    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 7

    September 1, 2022

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

    Billed cost of attendance for 2022 - 2023

    San Francisco
    Program fee¹52,800 USD
    Other student-related costs²3,430 USD

    Estimated expenses³

    San Francisco
    Housing17,000 USD
    Living11,000 USD
    Books & course materials⁴1,000 USD

    Application fee: 75 USD

    • ¹ A non-refundable Confirmation Deposit counts toward the Annual Program Fee.

    • ² Includes Insurance (provider varies), and Library which includes cases, articles and other licensed materials.

    • ³ Amounts are based on market benchmarks and exchange rates at the time of print and are therefore subject to change. Estimated expenses should be applied a second time for studying Dual Degree.

    • ⁴ Course instructors may assign additional textbooks, licensed software or other materials not included in our library as part of the requirements of their course. These are not included in student course fees and costs are an estimate.

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    Application Deadline - Round 7

    September 1, 2022

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