Technological Entrepreneurship, Graduate Certificate

Are you interested in developing a startup?

This specialized program will help you build the foundational business knowledge required to commercialize theories you have or products you are developing and bring your innovative ideas to the next level. Through this program, you will take four or five classes to assist you in developing your knowledge and entrepreneurial potential.

Through successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Technological Entrepreneurship, you will earn credits that may be applied to eligible master’s programs. Once you have applied and been accepted to the Master of Science in Technological Entrepreneurship, then the credits you’ve earned during your certificate program will apply. Not only that, but your performance in the courses can make you eligible to waive the GRE/GMAT requirement. Upon successful completion of a graduate certificate on campus, international students may even apply for up to 12 months of OPT work authorization in the United States.

Learn more about this program on the D’Amore-McKim website.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

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