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Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Total Credit Hours: 12 | Time to Completion: 12 months* | Tuition: $532 per credit hour**

Are you an original? A creative thinker? Outside the box? Not content to do what's been done before? Then a career in innovation and entrepreneurship might be right for you.

The place to get the education and skills to prepare for that career is Husson University Online. We're the only school in Maine offering an online entrepreneurship and innovation program, and we're committed to helping you reach your full potential and find a career pursuing new ideas and businesses. You will be able to study in a flexible online format designed for working professionals and finish your program in just one year.

The online Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship program is designed to provide you with the knowledge to lead and manage innovation in emerging industries or existing corporate settings. The advanced curriculum includes essential topics like new venture planning, technology, leadership, and small business management. You'll gain skills that are critical to the modern business world and learn to think independently and take charge.

Whether you are already working in a professional field and want to increase your skill as an entrepreneur or you want to gain experience before pursuing your Master of Business Administration (MBA), the online Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship can help you take the next step towards reaching your goals. As a Husson MBA student, you may add this certificate to your MBA concentration to customize your studies.

To get started on charting your path and developing the ideas that will define tomorrow, check out the course map below. Then, if you need more info, you can request it or speak to an academic advisor.


*Based on a student taking 6 credit hours per semester **All rates subject to change

Course Map


Select four of the following:

BA 628 New Venture Planning and Management: 3
BA 642 Leadership in Business and Professions: 3
BA 760 Technology and Innovation: 3
BA 761 Biotechnology: The Business of Genetics: 3
BA 763 Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship: 3
BA 764 Entrepreneurship: 3
BA 765 Applied Small Business Management: 3
BA 799 Topics: Innovation and Entrepreneurship: 3
CJ 705 Leadership and Ethics: 3