Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate
- Bachelor’s degree in engineering with above-average standing.
Additional Admission Requirements
The GCS Graduate Studies Committee will determine the acceptability of an applicant for admission to the program and may require the applicant to do specific remedial course work to meet the program requirements.
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 16 credits.
The Graduate Certificate program can be completed in one year. Students with high standing in their Bachelor’s program and whose academic records satisfy the requirements for Good Standing in the Master’s program in Mechanical Engineering (see the General Requirements for all Programs section) may apply for transfer to the Master’s program.
Please see the Engineering Courses page for course descriptions and prerequisites.
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate (16 credits)
credits chosen from one of the following concentrations:
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Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate Aerospace Courses (12 credits)
• MECH 6091 Flight Control Systems (4.00)
• MECH 6161 Gas Turbine Design (4.00)
• MECH 6171 Turbomachinery and Propulsion (4.00)
• MECH 6231 Helicopter Flight Dynamics (4.00)
• MECH 6241 Operational Performance of Aircraft (4.00)
• ENGR 6201 Fluid Mechanics (4.00)
• ENGR 6421 Standards, Regulations and Certification (4.00)
• ENGR 6441 Materials Engineering for Aerospace (4.00)
• ENGR 6461 Avionic Navigation Systems (4.00)
The following courses cannot be taken for credit by students who have completed the undergraduate equivalent.
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate Composite Materials Courses (12 credits)
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate Controls and Automation Courses (12 credits)
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate Theoretical and Computational Fluid Dynamics Courses (12 credits)
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate Manufacturing Systems Courses (12 credits)
Mechanical Engineering Graduate Certificate Elective Courses (4 credits)
credits chosen from the courses listed or from core courses of any other areas of concentration:
The following courses cannot be taken for credit by students who have completed the undergraduate equivalent: INDU 6411, ENCS 6181, ENGR 6131, ENGR 6311, ENGR 6371, MECH 6051, MECH 6181, MECH 6481, MECH 6751, MECH 6771.
- Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.
Program Specific Regulations. An Assessment Grade Point Average (AGPA) of at least 2.70 based on a minimum of 8 credits is required.
- Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulations page for further details regarding the Time Limits.
- Graduation. To be eligible to graduate, students must have obtained a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 2.70.