Graduate Certificate in Management of Technology and Innovation

The Graduate Certificate in Management of Technology and Innovation focuses on organizational management and innovation/entrepreneurship processes. Students will explore broad technology strategies not only to maximize business applications, but also to launch and build new ventures.

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 6 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.

ISTM 6222IS/IT Strategy and Implementation
ISTM 6224Management of Technology and Innovation
ISTM 6223Technology Entrepreneurship
or ISTM 6233 Emerging Technologies
One course from the following: *
ISTM 6204Information Technology Project Management
ISTM 6223Technology Entrepreneurship
ISTM 6234New Venture Financing
ISTM 6239Technology Commercialization
ISTM 6290Special Topics (Technology Management in European Business Environment)

*Students may take other elective courses from the MSIST curriculum or from other departments with the advisor's approval.


Please note: Course offerings are dependent on a number of factors, and course availability may change. Students will be notified of any changes by their academic advisor before the start of the semester.