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Certificate in Innovation Management and Technology Commercialization

The graduate certificate in Innovation Management and Technology Commercialization is geared toward engineers, scientists and managers working in technology-oriented ventures. This certificate also appeals to attorneys working in areas of intellectual property or affiliated with firms that focused on technological advances.

If you are ready to learn about the complex process of bringing new products, ideas and discoveries to market then this is the program for you.

REQUIREMENTS [12 credits]

  • IMTC 601 - Business Fundamentals for Entrepreneurs and Innovators (3)
  • IMTC 750 - Introduction to Innovation Management and Technology Commercialization (3)
  • MGMT 760 - Organizational Creativity and Innovation (3)
  • MKTG 762 - Opportunity Analysis (3)

Application: Complete your application. Questions about the application should be directed to the Office of Graduate and International Admissions (410.837.6565).

Personal Statement: Detail your reasons for seeking a graduate business education, your short-and long-term professional and personal goals, and how you think this graduate program will help you achieve them. Provide any additional information highlighting unique aspects of your candidacy to the Admissions Committee. Please limit statement to 1,000 words.

Transcripts: Submit two copies of official transcripts from all institutions attended. Applicants to the graduate business certificate programs are required to have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0.

Letters of Recommendation: Provide two letters of recommendation addressing your abilities to successfully complete a graduate business program.

Resume: Provide a current resume detailing employment history (including dates, titles, responsibilities, and community activities.

GMAT: The GMAT is not required for applicants to the graduate certificate programs.

Important Dates:
Your application will be accepted on a rolling basis but you can use these dates as a guide.

  • Fall: Aug. 15
  • Spring: Jan. 1
  • Summer: May 1

Admission will be offered depending on availability of space, strength of your credentials and sufficiency of time for processing.

Questions? Contact an admission counselor at 410.837.4777 or

Gainful employment information is provided to help you make an informed decision about this certificate program related to time and resources required to complete the program and possible employment outcomes.