Advance your career and grow your professional network with a Graduate Certificate in Innovation & Entrepreneurship.

Get Started

UMass Lowell's Innovation and Entrepreneurship certificate assists the aspiring entrepreneur, inventor and mid-career professional in understanding and applying the process associated with starting a new business or creating new business opportunities within established organizations. This program can be tailored to those interested in creating technology-based ventures, Main Street businesses, or engaging in corporate entrepreneurship.

The program consists of two required courses (either New Venture Creation or Corporate Entrepreneurship AND either Technological Entrepreneurship or Innovation & Emerging Technology) and two electives (see below).

Graduate students in the certificate program who are subsequently accepted into the UMass Lowell MSE or MBA program may apply applicable certificate courses with grades of B or better to their graduate degree program.

Required Courses

  • 12 Credit Hours - six courses at two credit hours each
  • Certificate details can be found on the Graduate Certificates page in the graduate catalog

Admissions Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Related experience in science, engineering, technology or business preferred