Graduate Certificate in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

As an academic discipline, entrepreneurship has broadened its focus from simply starting something new to exploring how to take risks and creatively introduce new innovations. The core introductory Entrepreneurship course introduces students to the importance and benefits of entrepreneurship. The goal of the Graduate Certificate in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship is to bring students together from different academic concentrations to learn, collaborate, discuss ideas, and create new ventures and businesses. In this program, students will establish a community that encourages innovation and creativity.

Students must complete all of the required and elective credits from the course options below and are expected to maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above. Courses completed as a non-degree student are not eligible for application towards the certificate requirements.

Certificate Requirements

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 9 credits in required courses and one 3-credit elective course.
MGT 6280Entrepreneurship
MGT 6282New Venture Initiation
ISTM 6224Management of Technology and Innovation
One course from the following:
MBAD 6263Organizations and Human Capital
MGT 6285Social Entrepreneurship
MGT 6286Creativity and Innovation