Social Innovation Micro-Certificate Program
If you have a desire to make a difference within the world, earn a Social Innovation
Micro-Certificate to gain an understanding of the business side of social innovations.
The Social Innovation Micro-Certificate consists of 9 credit hours, is open to students
from all disciplines and no prerequisites are required.
Students must select at least one of two anchor classes – Social Entrepreneurship
(SEVI 3673) and Social Innovation Strategies (SEVI 3033) – as a requirement for the
certificate. These classes, totaling 3-6 credit hours, highlight the process to design,
develop and implement new social ventures or social impact strategies at a small business,
corporate or grassroot level.
Students will also select one or two electives, totaling 3-6 credit hours, noted below.
Students who are interested in this certificate program must connect with their academic advisor to make sure that the certificate fits within their current academic plan.
Outdoor Products and Services Micro-Certificate Curriculum
Related Degree Programs
The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Major(Bachelor's Degreee): Start your own for-profit or non-profit venture. Manage and grow small businesses
or enter the workforce with an entrepreneurial mindset and skills in innovation and
Two graduate degree options: The one-year Master of Science in Product Innovation will prepare students to usher new products from ideation through the commercialization
phases in existing companies or in new ventures. The curriculum will cover the needs-based
product design, prototype development and testing, business model development and
validation, and project and product management.
The department offers a Ph.D. in Business Administration that prepares students for careers as scholars focused on problems facing businesses.
The program offers areas of emphasis in entrepreneurship, nonmarket strategy, corporate
social responsibility, and micro foundations of strategy and entrepreneurship.