Health Science and Technology Entrepreneurship

Program Information

Program/Department Chair: Lisa Rhuman

Program length: One Year

Admit by cohort: Yes

Authorized Award(s): Certificate

Minimum number graded credit hours: 18


Program Purpose Statement

The mission of the Health Sciences Technology and Entrepreneurship Certificate Program is to provide opportunities for current graduate medical students, faculty and fellows to learn theoretical and practical aspects of the commercialization of new technologies.


Student Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete the requirements for the technology entrepreneurship certificate will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skilled analysis of new technology markets
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental concepts essential for successful technology entrepreneurship from the fields of finance, law, marketing, strategy and management.
  3. Formulate and present a comprehensive commercialization plan for a new technology.