Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate

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Enhance your entrepreneurship skills and gain an understanding of processes used in the medical device industry with a 100% Online Certificate in Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship.

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Online Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Graduate Certificate

The graduate certificate in Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship is 100% online and designed to train graduate students to understand the complexities in translating biomedical technologies from the bench-top to the market.

Students who complete the Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship graduate certificate will gain skills and knowledge in leadership, commercialization, applied problem-solving and entrepreneurship, and gain an understanding of processes used in the medical device industry. This program will enhance student training, knowledge and skills that specifically emphasize independent critical thinking, management of biomedical innovations, regulatory affairs, protection of intellectual property, and decision making.

To complete the online graduate certificate program, you’ll take at least 4 courses (12 credit hours):

  • BME 6123 – Medical Device Design
  • BME 6403 – Biomedical Terminologies
  • BME 6183 – Advance Manufacture of Medical Devices
  • BME 6133 – Biomedical Project II

graduate tuition for biomedical technology commercialization is $825 per credit hour

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Career Opportunities in Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

A certificate in Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship will allow you to start or advance in your career in the medical device industry jobs such as:

  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians
  • Medical and Health Services Managers
  • Medical Appliance Technicians
  • Medical Equipment Preparers
  • Ophthalmic Medical Technologists and Technicians
  • Bioengineers and Biomedical Engineers
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Engineering Technologists and Technicians (Except Drafters)
  • Health and Safety Engineers, Except Mining Safety Engineers and Inspectors
  • Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists
  • Manufacturing, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Nanosystems, and Validation Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Nanotechnology Engineering Technologists and Technicians
  • Pharmacy Technicians
  • Biochemists and Biophysicists
  • Business Intelligence Analysts and Operations Specialists

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Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Certificate Courses

It typically takes approximately six months to a year to complete the Online Graduate Certificate in Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship courses.

Medical Device Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Prerequisites

In addition to meeting university certificate program requirements, applicants should also have a bachelor’s in engineering, science or business.

To maintain enrollment in the certificate program, students should maintain a 3.0-grade point average throughout tenure in the program.

Note: Applicants who are currently enrolled in a graduate degree program at UTSA should submit the UTSA Graduate Certificate Form to add a certificate to their current program. Complete and submit the linked form with approved signatures to Teja.Guda@utsa.edu.

Certificate Program Admission Requirements

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Program Coordinators

Teja Guda, PhD

210-458-8529 teja.guda@utsa.edu

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