MIT Engineering Entrepreneurship Certificate
Explore entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial leadership through IAP programs, courses, internships, and accelerators during your time at MIT!
The MIT School of Engineering, MIT Sloan, MIT Schwarzman College of Computing, Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship, and MIT EECS have partnered to launch the Engineering Entrepreneurship Certificate. The Entrepreneurship Certificate provides engineering undergraduates an opportunity to explore entrepreneurship and leadership with limited modifications to their existing course of study. Through a combination of additive coursework, co-curricular activities over IAP and one summer term, and immersion into MIT’s vast entrepreneurship ecosystem, students gain diverse skills that will make them better entrepreneurial leaders.
In particular, students explore the theory, practice, and tactics of entrepreneurship, which, when combined with their primary course of study, will enable them to more effectively:
- Launch and lead new entrepreneurial organizations,
- Develop new teams and/or ventures within larger organizations, and/or
- Commercialize technological innovations and research.
For example, students may leverage their experience in pursuing the certificate to become a startup founder, CTO of a business or political entity, or a professor leading a research group.