The TEC certificate curriculum draws from the core courses of the Technology Entrepreneurship Commercialization (TEC) Concentration in the Jenkins MBA program.
Classes are taught jointly by faculty in the Poole College of Management’s Department of Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship and the College of Engineering’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering.
To qualify for the NC State Graduate TEC Certificate, students must complete 12 credit hours, which currently includes the courses listed below.
- MBA/MSE 576 – Technology Evaluation and Commercialization Concepts (3 hrs)
- MBA/MSE 577 – High Tech Entrepreneurship (3 hrs)
Additionally, students must select two of the courses listed below:
- MBA 555- Product Design and Development (4 hrs)
- MBA 572- Venture Opportunity Analysis Analytics (3 hrs)
- MBA 578- Venture Launch Practicum (3 hrs)
- MBA 579- Entrepreneurship Class Practicum (3 hrs)
- Students must achieve a grade of B- or better (a cumulative 3.0 GPA) to earn academic credit toward the certificate.
- No transfer credits or course substitutions are accepted for this program.
- Students must complete certification courses within three years of starting the program to count toward the certificate requirements.
- Students can complete certificate courses during in-person evening courses on the NC State University main campus.
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You can also learn more on the TEC Website.