Master of Science in Management in Advanced Entrepreneurial Leadership

In times of uncertainty, entrepreneurial leaders know how to make an impact, take action, and innovate. Take charge of your career and your future with Babson’s Master’s in Advanced Entrepreneurial Leadership. Earn your degree while working, and apply what you learn in real time in this 100% online masters degree in leadership.

At a glance

Duration 24 months
Upcoming Application Deadline September 16
Location Online
GMAT/GRE Waiver Available? Yes
Visa-Eligible? No
Average Work Experience 5+ Years

Increase Your Impact with an Online Masters Degree in Leadership

Technology is changing much faster than at any other time in history. To stay successful, entrepreneurial leaders must be nimble, willing to learn, and proactive about problem solving. Cultivate your ability to mobilize others and drive growth and renewal at your organization. Add innovative tools to your skillset, gain a make-it-happen mindset, and develop your emotional intelligence to make an impact. Throughout this two-year online leadership degree, you will collaborate with peers across time zones on group projects and discussion boards, enhancing your performance as a remote team leader. 

Fast Facts

  • Anytime, Anywhere, 100% Online: Earn your master of science in leadership online, part time, and in just 24 months, without stepping away from your job.
  • Built for Experienced Professionals: You already have ambition and professional accomplishments, and an online master in leadership will set you up for career advancement.
  • Skills Employers Want: Master an entrepreneurial leadership skillset: creative problem solving, action-oriented innovation, enhanced emotional intelligence, and growth marketing.
  • Benefit Your Business in Real Time: Partner with a faculty mentor to apply what you learn to an experiential capstone project.

What Sets Babson’s Online Master in Leadership Apart?

Join the Inaugural Class

Be part of the first wave of MSAEL students at Babson.


AACSB Accredited

One of the top 5% of business schools with AACSB International accreditation.

Master’s in Advanced Entrepreneurial Leadership Curriculum

Use your MSAEL classes to make an impact at work and advance your career. Learn to think and act like an entrepreneurial leader through courses that offer a mix of videos, written work, discussion boards, faculty advising, and group projects. Build your skills in three waves throughout the MS in Leadership online, with catalyst, activation, and application courses.  


Lay down the building blocks to catalyze innovation and transformation within your organization.

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • Strategic Problem Formulation
  • Financial Sustainability & Performance Management
  • Growth Marketing
  • Analytics

Discover how to accomplish organizational innovation and develop a step-by-step action plan for bringing those changes to life. 

  • Corporate Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Transformation
  • Innovation Roles
  • Scaling a New Business Within the Enterprise Through Digital
  • Project Management Under Uncertainty

Work with a faculty mentor to apply what you’ve learned to initiate transformation or launch a growth project at work.   

  • Personal Project
  • Personal Development Plan

Are you interested in a full-time, cohorted masters program designed for students right out of college? Our masters degree in leadership provides a strong foundation for a successful career and can be completed in just 9 months.


Learning Goals

By the time you complete your degree, you will build skills in five distinct areas.

Creative Design Thinking

Challenge assumptions and solve problems through an iterative, human-focused process.

Enhanced Emotional Intelligence

Strengthen your ability to mobilize and enlist others to lead effectively.

Managing Disruption 

Navigate uncertainty by mastering an agile mindset and learning how and when to pivot.

Performance Measurement to Articulate Impact

Illustrate ideas and tell stories using data to ensure sustainable, quantifiable financial performance.

Strategic Problem Formulation

Pinpoint the problem and structure your analysis to lay the groundwork for entrepreneurial action. 

How to Be an Entrepreneurial Leader

How to Be an Entrepreneurial Leader

Are you an entrepreneurial leader? Professor Nan Langowitz, who teaches in the Master of Science in Leadership online, describes eight qualities of effective entrepreneurial leaders. Plus, get advice on how your leadership instincts can become more entrepreneurial.  

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What Is Entrepreneurial Leadership?

What Is Entrepreneurial Leadership?

Entrepreneurial leadership is a mindset that sees opportunities, not problems. Entrepreneurial leaders have a skillset that mobilizes others and drives growth within organizations. We know this mindset and skillset can be strengthened with the right practice. 

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Alumni Outcomes

Alumni Outcomes

With an alumni network that spans 120 countries and every industry, your next introduction or connection is never far away. Graduates of Babson’s leadership master’s programs work for organizations such as: EY / Microsoft / Oracle Corporation / Staples / State Street Corporation / WeWork, and more.

Take the Next Step

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*The fully online MS in Advanced Entrepreneurial Leadership (MSAEL) is not available to residents of Florida.

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