Technological Entrepreneurship, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Technological Entrepreneurship is tailor-made for engineers, designers, and other technology professionals who want to lead entrepreneurial ventures within their current companies or have product ideas they’d like to develop on their own. Working with your classmates in multidisciplinary teams, you have an opportunity to examine technological and business issues from an integrative perspective and learn the marketing, planning, and product development principles essential to any successful new venture.

Credits earned in the certificate program may be applied toward the Master of Science in Technological Entrepreneurship, the part-time MBA, or other MS programs at Northeastern (check with advisor).

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.


Required Courses
ENTR 6200Enterprise Growth and Innovation3
ENTR 6212Business Planning for New Ventures3
Complete 6 semester hours from the following:6
Business Model Design and Innovation
Financing Ventures from Early Stage to Exit
Competing in Dynamic, Innovation-Driven Markets
Emerging and Disruptive Technologies
Entrepreneurial Marketing and Selling
Lean Design and Development
Managing a Technology-Based Business
The Technical Entrepreneur as Leader

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

12 total semester hours required, may take a maximum of 15 credits
Minimum 3.000 GPA required