Professional Certificates

Professional Certificates


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An Entrepreneurship Certificate gives business professionals the ability to seize new business opportunities with knowledge and confidence. It is NOT necessary to be registered in a Master’s or MBA program to obtain an Entrepreneurship Certificate, but all students must have a Bachelor’s Degree.

The Jake Jabs Center offers certificates in entrepreneurship, bioinnovation and international entrepreneurship. For specific course and program information, make an appointment with or email Assistant Director Sarah Engel.

Entrepreneurship Certificate

This Entrepreneurship Certificate provides a range of focused courses geared toward individuals looking to start their own business. Students are given the opportunity to learn from case studies, classroom instruction, and guest lectures featuring successful entrepreneurs and renowned business leaders. All courses are taught at the Jake Jabs Center for Entrepreneurship located in the heart of downtown Denver, voted the top city for business and careers in the nation by Forbes. Students must complete three entrepreneurship courses to receive the certificate.

Bioinnovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate 

This Bioinnovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate provides students the opportunity to gain insight into the rapidly growing field of bioinnovation. Taking advantage of the incredible Colorado biocluster, in collaboration with faculty at Anschutz Medical Campus, this certificate is one-of-a-kind and geared toward helping bioentrepreneurs achieve commercial success. Students must complete three entrepreneurship courses to receive the certificate.

International Entrepreneurship Badge

Offered jointly with CU Denver’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), the International Entrepreneurship Badge is an exciting, 4-course certificate program in International Entrepreneurship. Designed with the global entrepreneur in mind, this certificate empowers students with a balanced synergy of educational fundamentals and experiential opportunities needed to succeed internationally. Students must complete two specialized international entrepreneurship courses and two entrepreneurship electives to receive the certificate. The badge is a Visa-approved program for international students.