Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate Design, Mechanics and Robotics or Thermo-Fluids

Want to get ahead? The Graduate Certificate in Mechanical Engineering can help advance the careers of practicing engineers and serve the needs of recent BS graduates and graduate students in other programs.

Choose one of two concentration areas:

  • Design, Mechanics and Robotics
  • Thermo-Fluids

Admission Requirements
You must have a B.S. degree in engineering or a closely related field from an accredited program, and have a grade point average of a least 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate studies, or a grade point average of at least 2.5 in conjunction with significant related work experience.

Program Requirements
A total of 18 credit hours (six three-credit courses) must be completed with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher (GPA 3.0 UGRAD / 2.5 with work experience) to receive the Graduate Certificate in Mechanical Engineering. Two courses (six credits) are core courses and must be taken by all students. The remaining twelve credits may be selected from one of the two concentration areas.

Required Core Courses:

  • EGM 5346 Computational Engineering Analysis 3

Select one of the following two courses:

  • EGM 5354 Finite Element Method Applications in Mechanical Engineering 3
  • EGM 6422 Advanced Analysis of Mechanical Systems 3

Elective Courses:

Select four courses either from the (1) Design, Mechanics and Robotics concentration area, or the (2) Thermo-Fluids area:

(1) Design, Mechanics and Robotics Area:

  • EML 5385 Identification Techniques of Mechanical Systems 3
  • EML 5505 Smart Machine Design and Development 3
  • EML 5530 Intermediate CAD/CAE 3
  • EGM 5615 Synthesis of Engineering Mechanics 3
  • EML 5808 Control Technology for Robotic Systems 3
  • EML 6805 Advanced Design of Robots 3

(2) Thermo-Fluids Area:

  • EML 5103 Intermediate Thermodynamics 3
  • EML 5152 Intermediate Heat Transfer 3
  • EML 5606C Advanced Refrigeration and AC Systems 3
  • EML 5709 Intermediate Fluid Mechanics 3
  • EML 5725 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3


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