There is a high demand for scientists, engineers, and technology experts with relevant business leadership knowledge and skills. This degree is designed to assist you in gaining a competitive edge within your company, or marketing your own innovation. Learn how to translate scientific and technological research and development into successful innovations. Plus, learn concepts that are immediately applicable to today's business industry, such as economic fundamentals, financial support, entrepreneurial marketing, business strategy, legal and regulatory issues, and business plan communication and presentation. You will also participate in two virtual residencies in which you will build a network of professionals who can provide advice and guidance. Working with a mentor, you will develop a portfolio on a special focus of study, such as cyber sciences, bioinformatics, or energy and sustainability - perfect for career advancement, job searches/interviews, and demonstrating you have the vision and skills the industry demands to turn promising inventions into economically valuable solutions.