Life science innovation and entrepreneurship

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Overview

The online graduate certificate in life science innovation and entrepreneurship from MU will help you translate biomedical research into health-related and economic benefits. If you want to help bring new discoveries into the marketplace, this may be the certificate for you.

Quick facts

Official name

Graduate certificate in life science innovation and entrepreneurship

Campus

University of Missouri

Program type

Graduate certificate

Academic home

School of Medicine

Delivery mode

100% online

Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Credit hours

12

Estimated cost

$8,375.40

*This cost is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ, depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

A life science professional.

Career prospects

Career opportunities include key positions in

  • Academic institutions
  • Federal agencies
  • Health care organizations
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Research organizations/institutes
  • Small business centers
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Scientists
8%
Employment growth
Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, Medical Scientists
$80,530
Median salary

Program structure

Delivery of this program is 100 percent online: no campus visits are required.

Courses are semester-based. You may complete the certificate in one year by taking two courses per semester in an asynchronous fashion.

Course work includes

  • Commercial viability
  • Life science methods and research tools
  • Market assessment and competitive landscape
  • Patents and intellectual property basics
  • Terms, trends, issues and industry culture

Delivery

100% online

Calendar system

Semester-based

Typical program length

1 year

Typical course load

2 classes per semester

Accreditation

The University of Missouri is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, one of six regional institutional accreditors in the United States.

Learn more about this program

This program is administered by the School of Medicine