Medical Device Design and Entrepreneurship Certificate


The graduate certificate in medical device design and entrepreneurship includes nine credits of coursework and three credits of project work. Anyone who is interested in a graduate certificate is eligible to apply. 

Required courses

  • 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)
  • Certificate Program Worksheet

    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.
    Dr. Robin Shandas

    Robin Shandas

    CU Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering, Founder of 8 medical technology startups
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    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.