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Innovation, Technology and Society Graduate Certificate

Note: Admissions have been suspended.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in any academic discipline, with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.

Degree Requirements

Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 15 credits.

Please see the Engineering Courses page for course descriptions.

Innovation, Technology and Society Graduate Certification (15 credits)


credits chosen from the Theory Core Courses

ENCS 6041 Creativity, Innovation, and Critical Thinking (4.00)
ENCS 6042 Communication Techniques for the Innovation Process (4.00)
ENCS 6043 Seminar in Innovation Process (1.00)


credits chosen from the Practicum

ENCS 6044 Practicum in Innovation Process (6.00)

The graduate certificate can be completed within an academic year.

Additional Degree Requirements

Courses: Candidates in the graduate certificate must take nine credits of core theory courses and six credits of practicum. Core courses that have been credited to another degree must be replaced by other courses acceptable under that degree program.

Performance: Students who have completed the nine core credits will be assessed before admission to ENCS 6044, Practicum in Innovation Process.

Academic Regulations

  1. Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.
    Program Specific Regulations. An Assessment Grade Point Average (AGPA) of at least 2.70 based on a minimum of 8 credits is required.
  2. Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulations page for further details regarding the Time Limits.
  3. Graduation: To be eligible to graduate, students must have obtained a cumulative GPA of at least 2.70.

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