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The 21st century calls for creative thinkers with an entrepreneurial mindset, and da Vinci Center answers this call by helping students harness these competencies through real life projects. We prepare students to transform their ideas into new products and ventures in teams. Whether they set up their own company or develop an innovative product or not, we want our students to walk away from our programs confident in their ability to be problem solvers, creators, and makers.

The VCU da Vinci Center offers the following graduate programs:

Are you curious about how product innovation works? Whether you’re interested in developing ideas or want to learn how to prototype and protect your intellectual property, our summer and fall courses will help you turn your ideas into action. The da Vinci Center for Innovation is offering classes to ALL graduate students at VCU, all levels of experience are welcome. 

*If you would like to enroll in more than one of 691 courses please email Mary-Chris Escobar at for an override that will allow you to do so. 

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Summer Graduate Classes : Open to ALL Graduate Students

Fall Graduate Classes : Open to ALL Graduate Students

Note: Tuition varies for anyone NOT currently enrolled in a graduate program at VCU, including VCU employees who want to use tuition reimbursement as non-degree seeking students. Please contact Mary-Chris Escobar ( to learn more.

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