Graduate Certificate in Medical Device Design and Entrepreneurship


The graduate certificate in medical device design and entrepreneurship includes nine credits of coursework and three credits of project work. 

  • BIOE 5054 Regulatory Affairs (3 credits)
  • BIOE 5420 Biomedical Device Design and Entrepreneurship (3 credits)
  • One bioengineering elective class (3 credits)
  • Entrepreneurship project (3 credits)


Open to anyone interested in a graduate certificate.

Potential student projects

Dr. Robin Shandas
Are entrepreneurs born or made? However you feel about this question, there is a common set of skills and knowledge that successful entrepreneurs possess. In this program, we explore the key ingredients needed to develop value in medical devices. Students will work directly with experienced mentors to learn the practical skills for success in this space.
- Robin Shandas, CU Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering, Founder of 8 medical technology startups

Western Regional Graduate Program

The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows graduate students who are residents of WICHE member states to enroll outside of their home state and pay resident tuition.

All College of Engineering, Design and Computing graduate programs are eligible for the WRGP.