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ADMISSIONS DEADLINES The Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management is designed for busy professionals like you. We offer three entry terms per year, allowing you to begin the program at a time that fits with your life and career.

You will receive an admissions decision no more than 10 business days after you submit your application. All applications received after the last application date for each term will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

CLASSES BEGIN International Student Application deadlines International Transfer Student Application Deadlines Domestic APPLICATION DEADLINES
January November 1 December 1 December 15
May March 1 April 1 April 15
September July 1 August 1 August 15

Jelena Pejic

“Our Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management attracts smart, innovative, and ambitious professionals. Our students have strategic minds, are driven to reinventing business processes and introduce change, and come from all corners of the globe.”

Jelena Pejic, Recruitment Manager

Your Future Classmates

Approximately 20 students enroll in our Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management each year. Our students are taking the next big step in their careers, learning the practical skills they need to advance to new levels. Through project work and case studies, you can learn the principles of innovation from multiple perspectives. Your diversity adds invaluable perspective to the learning experience.

Is the Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management the right fit for you?

The Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management is a good fit for creative thinkers eager to bring new ideas to life. Explore product and service development and financing innovation, while you gain new professional skills, take the first step towards a full master’s program, or fulfill your dream of studying in the U.S.

Are you up for a challenge? If you are looking to learn real-world skills that you can apply to your career, immediately, this is the program for you.

We’re looking for professionals on the rise. Our admissions team will carefully review every aspect of your application when considering your fit with our program. We want to understand your professional and academic background. Where have you been? Where are you headed?

We value diversity and talent. At D’Amore-McKim School of Business, you’ll find that our teaching faculty is an amazing resource—but so are your peers. You’ll learn besides classmates from around the world, all bringing unique work and life experiences. We pride ourselves on fostering rich peer exchange.

Is the Graduate Certificate in Innovation Management the right fit for you? If you are ready to explore designing and leading innovation teams, or exploring new business models and ventures, the answer is yes. If you feel that additional training could help you get where you want to go, the answer is yes. If you want to learn from world-class faculty and experienced classmates, then we hope you will join us.

You’re in the right place.



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Program Overview

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Information for International Students

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Application Checklist

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Personal Statement Guide

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