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Intellectual Property Frequently Asked Questions

Intellectual Property: Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

Please visit our application page to see the steps you need to take to apply.

What are the requirements for admission?

Applicants are required to have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Applicants must submit a brief personal statement describing why you are interested in taking the program, contact information for two references, and official transcripts from each college or university you have attended. We also require official transcripts be sent to us directly from all colleges or universities attended.

Can I take the Patent Bar Exam?

Yes, our online Intellectual Property for Scientists, Engineers and Tech Transfer Specialists program is designed to provide a first step in preparing students for the Patent Bar exam. Students may review details about the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Where can I find the school calendar?

You can view the school calendar on the Academic Calendars page.

What does the class schedule look like for the Intellectual Property for Scientists, Engineers and Tech Transfer Specialists program?

To see what classes are being offered, check out the Course Schedules and Booklists page.

How much does the program cost?

The tuition is $1,237 per credit hour plus $209 each semester for university charges.

Why should Scientific and Engineering professionals take this program?

The program is designed with working professionals in mind by offering evening classes and providing instruction from top patent experts. Students will have the opportunity to learn the foundations of patent law.

Are all classes available online?

The entire program is available online.

How long is the program?

The program will be 10 credits taken over two semesters.

What textbooks will I need for the classes?

Check out the Course Schedules and Booklists page to see the textbooks required for the courses.

What classes will I take in the program?



Foundations of Patent Agency


Patent Prosecution 1: Intro to Patent Prosecution


Patent Research


Intellectual Property Transactions



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