Graduate Certificate in Life Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

University of Missouri-Columbia offers the online Graduate Certificate in Life Science Innovation & Entrepreneurship. This certificate will help you translate biomedical research into health-related and economic benefits. 

Potential occupational opportunities in the following fields:

  • Research organizations/institutes
  • Health care organizations
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Small business centers
  • Academic institutions
  • Federal agencies

Course work covers the following:

  • Market assessment and competitive landscape
  • Terms, trends, issues and industry culture
  • Patents and intellectual property basics
  • Life science methods and research tools
  • Commercial viability


  • Completed baccalaureate or advanced degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate education
  • English language proficiency (TOEFL scores) if applicable

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Geographic Restrictions

Programs requiring licensure or clinical experiences may not be authorized in Alabama, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, and Washington. Residents of these states can request for more information.