Responsible Innovation in Science, Engineering and Society

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Graduate Certificate in Responsible Innovation in Science, Engineering and Society (RISES)

The Certificate in Responsible Innovation in Science, Engineering and Society is designed for scientists, engineers, research managers, technology officers, public administrators, and policy officials who seek to advance science and technology to improve societal outcomes and to develop creative solutions to the fundamental global challenges of the 21st century. The certificate provides knowledge, skills, and methods for analyzing innovation and technological systems, knowledge and uncertainty in decision-making, the regulation and governance of science and technology, the uptake of science and technology in complex societal settings, and interactions between science, technology, and the public. The certificate may be pursued by professionals in industry or government or by graduate students in ASU programs in parallel with their degree. The certificate will involve 15-credits of coursework, which includes a significant capstone experience.