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Undergraduate Drop-Ins

Undergraduate Certificate Interest Drop-In Hours

Thinking about applying to the Product Innovation, Venture Creation or Human-Centered Design certificate? Have questions about how many extra classes you will need to take? Curious about the application process?

Get your questions answered at our virtual drop-in hours! It's super easy to join- all you have to do is click on the link below at the drop-in time. Mary-Chris is waiting to chat with you (if she's with another student you'll hang out in the waiting room until she's free).

Please email Mary-Chris Escobar with any questions: escobarmc@vcu.edu.

Wednesdays, 4:30pm-5:30pm
*Cancelled on 2/10

Zoom Link

Master of Product Innovation Information Session

March MPI Info Session

March 2

Join us to learn about our cross-disciplinary graduate program! We will share some general information about the program and hold a Q&A with MPI graduate, Isaiah Harvin. *Please register if you are not able to join during this time, we will also send a recording to everyone that registers.

Learn more at this link.


Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation Information Session

March Info Session: Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation

March 3

Join faculty and staff from the VCU School of Nursing and VCU da Vinci Center for Innovation to learn about a new graduate certificate program that will make it simpler for those with an interest in innovation to develop products and solutions to challenges facing the health care industry.

The certificate will provide opportunities for students to advance their knowledge and skills at identifying problems and implementing solutions to foster high quality, safe and accessible health care.

We will share some general information about the program and hold a Q&A. Join at any time!


We take risks

MPI Application Deadline 

February 15 March 15

Integrating arts, business, and engineering principles, students in the Master of Product Innovation learn advanced product innovation and entrepreneurship topics pertaining to conceptualization, development, and commercialization of new products and services. Unique instruction and team-based experiential learning opportunities culminate in a master’s project where students develop a real product, build a business, and take the next leap into their professional careers. The program emphasizes product innovation and teamwork skills so that graduates can take on key leadership roles that stimulate the creation, development, and management of new products and businesses.


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Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation, Application Deadline

Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation Application Deadline 

March 15

The Graduate Certificate in Health Care Innovation, a collaboration between the VCU School of Nursing and the VCU da Vinci Center, is one of the first of its kind. The certificate equips students with specific knowledge and skills to become leaders in developing digital and physical products, as well as processes related to the development and implementation of innovative solutions to health care issues, such as rising costs and improving quality and access to care. The curriculum focuses on merging principles of leadership in health care and principles of product innovation and emphasizes the analysis of organization and clinical processes for effective operations to improve quality and safety.


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