Learn more about the graduate certificate in New Product Development.

About the Certificate

The innovative graduate certificate in New Product Development is designed for working engineering professionals. Students gain critical career skills while learning about design thinking principles, the marketing of technological products, and the challenge of producing a reliable pipeline of innovations beyond a single breakthrough. Additionally, students are educated in the engineering management principles required for leadership in new product development. This certificate can be "stacked" along with other graduate certificates and an integrative capstone project to earn the Master of Engineering (MEng) degree.

Campus Location: Online

Full-Time/Part-Time Status: The graduate certificate can be completed on a part-time basis. NOTE: International students may not be eligible to apply for a student visa based on admission to the certificate program. Please contact the College of Engineering's admissions advisor for more information.

Time Limit for Certificate Completion: 3 years

Admission Requirements and Deadlines

Application Deadline:
Fall: June 1
Spring: November 1
International students may not be eligible to apply for a student visa based on admission to this certificate program.

APPLY ONLINE to this graduate program.

Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: All applicants must present credentials that are the equivalent of the appropriate baccalaureate degree at Temple University.

Certificate Requirements

Number of Credits Required to Complete the Certificate: 9

Required Courses:

EMGT 5631Design Thinking1.5
EMGT 5637Marketing Technological Products and Services1.5
EMGT 56431.5
EMGT 56441.5
EMGT 5645Fundamentals of Interpersonal Leadership for Technologists1.5
EMGT 5646Fundamentals of Team Leadership1.5
Total Credit Hours9

GPA Required to be Awarded the Certificate: 3.0 minimum


Certificate Program Web Address:

Department Information:

Dept. of Engineering, Technology and Management

ATTN: New Product Development Graduate Certificate

1947 N. 12th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122-6077


Submission Address for Application Materials:

Department Contacts:


Elizabeth Jung


Program Director:

Thomas V. Edwards, DPS