Carnegie Mellon University

Integrated Innovation Institute

Engineering + Design + Business

Integrated Innovation Institute

Admissions

Take the next step toward an innovative career at the cross-section of engineering, business, and design. 

Accepting Applications for August 2022

  • New Product Management Certificate
  • Technology for Product Management Certificate
  • Product Design Innovation Certificate 
  • MIIPS Online Degree 

Apply within minutes & receive your admissions decision within days. 

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Athena Wintruba

Talk with the Admissions Office

Get guidance on the application process, learn more about our online certificates and degree programs, and connect one-on-one with Associate Director of Admissions Athena Wintruba. 

Connect with Athena

Attend an Info Session

Register for an online info session to ask us your questions and learn which online program is the best fit for you. 

Upcoming Sessions:

Thursday, June 23rd 9:00am - 10:00am (EDT)
Wednesday, July 20th 10:00am - 11:00am (EDT)

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Rolling Application Deadlines

Summer

applications open: July 16th
deadline: April 1st
enrolled deadline: April 15th
class start: mid-May

Fall 

applications open: December 2nd
deadline: July 15th
enrolled deadline: August 1st
class start: late-August

Spring 

applications open: April 2nd
deadline: December 1st
enrolled deadline: December 15th
class start: mid-January

Certificate Semester Schedule

Summer 2022* Fall 2022* Spring 2023* Summer 2023*
New Product Management X X
Product Design Innovation X X X
Methods & Tools for Product Innovation X X X
Technology for Product Management X X
MIIPS Online Degree X X X X

 

Certificates are offered on a rotational schedule. Start your certificate in the semester listed above. Students can start the MIIPS Online degree every semester.

*Subject to Change. Final certificate schedules will be released prior to each application cycle. 

 

iii Online Certificates & Degree FAQ

Athena Wintruba, associate director of admissions at the iii, answers frequently asked questions about the iii's online certificate programs and MIIPS online degree in the playlist below.

Your Admissions Toolkit

Ready to apply?

Consider which application is best for you right now -- start by taking one certificate, or dive into the full MIIPS Online Degree.

Applicants are highly encouraged to only submit one application per cycle. If you would like to change your application format after starting, please contact the Admissions Team, admissions-iii@cmu.edu.

iii Online Certificate Requirements

Step 1: Online Application 

Step 2: Unofficial Transcripts

Step 3: TOEFL, IELTS, or DuoLingo*

MIIPS Online Degree Requirements

Step 1: Online Application 

Step 2: Unofficial Transcripts

Step 3: TOEFL, IELTS, or DuoLingo*

Step 4: Resume/CV

Step 5: Three (3) Letters of Recommendation

Step 6: Video Essay

Step 7: Portfolio

Step 8: Application Fee ($75)

*Applicants whose native language (mother tongue) is not English must provide a valid English proficiency score including TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo scores.

Tuition & Fees

Tuition Rates: 2022-2023

Program

Tuition

iii Online Certificate (20 units)

$10,549

Online MIIPS Degree (102 units)

4 certificates + Capstone Course 

$53,800

2022-23 Student Fees: $225 per semester

Tuition Rates: 2021-2022

Program

Tuition

iii Online Certificate (20 units)

$10,160

Online MIIPS Degree (102 units)

4 certificates + Capstone Course 

$51,816

 2021-22 Student Fees: $220 per semester

Student Fees

All CMU students are charged a Technology Fee per semester. Learn more about CMU Student Fees.  

 

Financial Resources

Self Funding & Payment Options

Students enrolled in professional programs at CMU are primarily self-funded. The MIIPS Online Degree and iii Online Certificate programs are not eligible for federal financial aid loans.

Explore private loan options and payment plans on the Student Financial Services website. 

Review the College of Engineering's section on Financial Support, which includes details on how to find alternative external funding.

Part-time students could consider Employer Tuition Benefits to help cover their costs. Check out Abound.college for more resources to start a conversation with your employer.

Student Consumer Information

Carnegie Mellon University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Visit CMU's Consumer Information page for more about the University's accreditation and state authorizations.