Life science innovation and entrepreneurship Courses

University of Missouri-Columbia
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Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Successful completion of the program requires 12 credit hours across four courses: three 3-hour core curriculum courses designed to cover the life cycle of a translational science/business venture, as well as a 3-hour elective course. You may complete the certificate in one year by taking two courses per semester in an asynchronous fashion.

Graduate certificate courses can be applied toward the online master of science in biological engineering (non-thesis) degree.

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The chart below shows when the courses are offered. Courses are 3 credit hours each, unless stated otherwise. The University reserves the right to change or cancel courses as needed.

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States require that the University of Missouri-Columbia be authorized to deliver university-level distance/online education to their residents. Each state handles this process differently.

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Students residing in all states are eligible to enroll in this program.

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This program is administered by the School of Medicine