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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate

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Certificate Code:  XET
Approved 200501


The Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship, offered in an inter-disciplinary framework through the Center for Entrepreneurship in conjunction with the Colleges of Business Administration, Engineering, and Health Sciences, offers students the opportunity to do graduate-level study that focuses on the various aspects of Entrepreneurship. Students study the various areas of Entrepreneurship including identification of new technology opportunities, development of strategies to commercialize new innovations, critical skills in business planning for new ventures, various frameworks for new venture formation and development of financing strategies and frameworks to provide capital to create and grow new ventures and how these topics relate to knowledge and technology-based business opportunities. A particular focus will be provided for students interested in the entrepreneurial aspects of Life Sciences and Biotechnology businesses.

The graduate certificate offers students flexibility in class scheduling and focused course work. Graduates will develop the specialized skills needed to create and grow new business ventures and to work effectively in leadership roles in new business ventures as a part of an inter-disciplinary management team. In addition to Business and Engineering students, the certificate is also intended for graduate students from other disciplines who are interested in broadening their perspectives in entrepreneurship. Participation is open to all graduate students admitted to Graduate Studies at the University of South Florida.

Course Location/Delivery

USF Tampa

Admission Requirements

Must meet University Graduate Admissions and English Proficiency requirements.

Application Process

To learn about the application process, and to access the application, please review our application process.



Curriculum Requirements (12 Credit Hours)

Credit Toward Graduate Degree

Up to 12 hours of certificate course credits may be applied to a graduate degree with departmental approval


Contact Information: http://www.grad.usf.edu/cert

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