Engineering Innovation Certificate

Engineering Innovation Certificate

With core themes involving the study of innovation, entrepreneurship, leadership, and ethics, this certificate develops a comprehensive skill set that is applied in innovation-driven enterprises and within larger organizations.


EGN 4641 / EGN 6640 – Engineering Entrepreneurship
EGN 4643 / EGN 6642 – Engineering Innovation
EGS 4038 / EGS 6039 – Engineering Leadership (Offered Through UF Engineering Leadership Institute)


Undergraduate and graduate students may apply for the certificate through the University of Florida Office of Admissions page and scrolling to the bottom of the page.

At UF, the process for all certificates is similar to degree programs. Students should apply for admission to the certificate before taking the first prerequisite course but can transfer a course if it was taken before being admitted to the certificate. Admitted students can apply to receive the certificate at the outset of their last semester.


For additional questions about course content or certificate requirements, contact Dr. Lawrence Tinker, Assistant Director of the Engineering Innovation Institute, at

Fast Facts
  • Open to both graduate and undergraduate students in any engineering discipline.
  • 9 credits, completed with minimum grades of B
  • The graduate certificate is available to distance-learning students as well via UF EDGE, Electronic Delivery of Gator Engineering.
  • Students cannot earn both the Engineering Innovation certificate and the Engineering Innovation minor.