Those seeking admission to the Master of Science in Business — Design and Innovation must meet the following qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a bachelor’s degree


Steps to Apply

Before candidates may be considered for admission, they must:

  • An application, personal statement, and application fee ($35)
    * Fee waivers available! Contact John Frese at for more information.
  • Official transcripts of all college work
  • An up-to-date resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview with the Program Director

Carthage College does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of race, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, religion, or personal affiliation.


Attend an Information Session

Looking to learn more about the Business Design and Innovation master’s program? Carthage holds information sessions several times each semester.

See upcoming information sessions


Contact Admissions

John Frese

John Frese ’22

Director of Admissions and Financial Aid