Purdue’s Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is one of the largest multidisciplinary programs in the country. Each year, the program serves over 1,500 students through a portfolio of academic and co-curricular offerings, including:
- Courses covering entrepreneurship fundamentals.
- Capstone courses focusing on venture creation and professional development.
- A consulting course offering students the opportunity to work on a business development project for a local business.
- An entrepreneurial living/learning community for incoming freshman.
- Leadership opportunities through events, clubs, the student ambassador program and more.
A team of successful entrepreneurs and professionals who are passionate about teaching and mentoring students leads Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation courses. The program is administered through the Office of the Provost and is governed by a faculty advisory committee representing each of Purdue’s colleges. It is housed in the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship in Discovery Park.