Certificate in New Venture Creation

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 9.0
Instructional Delivery: Online; Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible
Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 52.0701
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-1021

About the Program

The New Venture Creation certificate program is designed for professionals who are interested in starting their own ventures, working for start-up companies, or preparing for self-employment. The program introduces concepts of new-venture leadership and building a successful start-up team, assessing funding needs and opportunities, and using the Lean Launch methodology.

Admission Requirements

Admission requires a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution. Applicants who have not received a degree in the United States are required to take a TOEFL.

Questions about this program?

If you have any questions or would like to speak with an advisor, please contact:

Kristen Hayes
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship
3230 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Email:​​ kh3223@drexel.edu

Program Requirements

New Venture Creation
ENTP 651Leading New Ventures3.0
ENTP 660Early Stage Venture Funding3.0
ENTP 690The Lean Launch3.0
Total Credits9.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
ENTP 6513.0ENTP 6603.0ENTP 6903.0
 3 3 3
Total Credits 9
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