Whether you want to start your own company, work for a startup, or work within a larger existing company, TEC has a certificate that is applicable to your needs. Earning a TEC certificate will allow you to gain the skills and resources necessary to become a successful innovator, entrepreneur, and leader in a more specific area. Students who have earned TEC certificates have said that the certificate has helped to progress their careers at a more accelerated pace.

Each certificate requires students to take one or two core classes and a combination of elective courses or experiences within TEC and/or the University. If you are interested in any one (or more) of the TEC certificates, start by filling out the application below “I'm applying to begin a TEC Certificate”. If you've completed a TEC certificate, fill out the form “I've completed a TEC Certificate.” If you have any questions, please email us at tec-ilee@illinois.edu.

Certificates for Undergraduate Students

If you submit your completion form by: You can expect to receive your certificate by:
January 15 February 1
June 1 June 15
September 1 September 15

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