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

The certificate program 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 program 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 pursuing their Arizona State University degree program.

Degree offered

Responsible Innovation in Science, Engineering and Society (Graduate Certificate)
Future of Innovation in Society, School for the


Plan of study

The Plan of study is the required curriculum to complete the program.

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Admission Requirements

This program requires 15 credit hours:

Core (3):
HSD 540 Responsible Innovation and Research (3)

Electives (9)

Culminating Experience (3):
HSD 580 Practicum (3)