Graduate Concentration Application

Application Deadlines

Applications accepted year-round!

Graduate Concentration Application

To be eligible for Fall 2022, you must apply by OCTOBER 1, 2022.
To be eligible for Spring 2023, you must apply by MARCH 1, 2023.
To be eligible for Summer 2023, you must apply by JUNE 1, 2023. 



Application Process

To apply for the Graduate Concentration in Entrepreneurship & Innovation:

  1. Make sure that you are admitted to a graduate program in The Grainger College of Engineering. If you are an MS or PhD student, please contact us at tec-ilee@illinois.edu before proceeding.

  2. Gather the following information to include on the application:
    • Your anticipated graduation date.
    • The name of your faculty adviser.
    • How many credit hours from this Graduate Concentration will your department allow you to count toward your current degree?
    • Courses you’ve taken or are currently taking that satisfy concentration requirements.
    • Courses, including semester and year, you plan to take to complete the concentration.
    • Month and year you expect to complete the concentration.
    • Answers to the following questions:
      • How will the skills learned through this Graduate Concentration advance your career and educational goals?
      • What else are you hoping to gain from earning this Graduate Concentration?
      • How did you find out about the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Graduate Concentration?

  3. Click the Application button below and log in with your NetID and password.

  4. Complete the application and then schedule an interview with the TEC Academic Adviser per the instructions on the application confirmation page. Once the interview is complete, the TEC Academic Adviser will provide you with more information to complete the required Graduate Petition and add the concentration to your plan of study.

  5. When you’ve fulfilled all the concentration requirements, submit the Concentration Completion Form.

Graduate Concentration Application

If you have any questions, please contact us at tec-ilee@illinois.edu.

Have you fulfilled all the concentration requirements?

If so, submit the Concentration Completion Form and the TEC Academic Advisor will
confirm with the Graduate College that the credential can be applied to your transcript.

Concentration Completion Form