Certificate Programs (old)
Our undergraduate and graduate certificate programs help you stay ahead of the curve or take the next step in your career.
Computer Programming Certificate
Undergraduate Program for Post-Baccalaureate Students
Are you interested in pursuing a career in computer programming but do not have a background in the field? Take control and improve your outcomes with our Computer Programming Certificate (CPC). We will help you take the first step — whether you are embarking on a career change, enhancing your professional credentials or tackling prerequisite requirements for a master’s degree program.
The Computer Programming Certificate is designed for individuals with a bachelor’s degree in any field other than computer science or computer engineering. Through an eight-course program, you will build the skills you need to grow your career or pursue a master’s degree.
The certificate program, offered in conjunction with the Department of Computer Science, can be completed as a non-degree student (NDS). A certificate will be awarded to NDS students who have met the course requirements. The certificate is not part of graduation but is awarded as recognition of a student completing this series of courses.
Gain expertise in computer programming to either enhance your professional credentials or prepare for a career change.
Tackle courses in mathematics, programming languages and other computer science principles.
Computer Science Graduate Certificate
This online and on-campus program is primarily intended for individuals who wish to increase their knowledge and skills in Computer Science either for future career opportunities or in preparation for graduate studies. Students who complete the certificate will gain in-depth knowledge in Computer Science concepts, methods and tools. Students have the option of completing the certificate part-time, e.g., by taking one course per semester.Program website
Data Science Foundations Graduate Certificate
Offered jointly by the Department of Computer Science and the Department of Statistics
This online and on-campus program is primarily intended for working professionals who have some formal training in computer science or statistics and wish to acquire a basic understanding of data science to improve their on-the-job experience and career prospects. Students have the option of completing the certificate part-time by taking one course per semester.
Materials Informatics Graduate Certificate Program
Administered by the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
The Materials Informatics (MI) Graduate Certificate Program (GCP) is designed for interdisciplinary graduate education at the intersection of materials science, engineering, and data science with the aim of preparing the next generation of materials engineers given the growing demand for data-science skills and knowledge of the artificial intelligence. The skills and knowledge obtained will serve as foundation for the understanding of materials informatics and high throughput materials discovery that will improve career prospects.
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Nuclear Nonproliferation Science and Policy Graduate Certificate
Administered by the Department of Nuclear Engineering and the Department of Political Science
The objective of the program is to educate students about nuclear nonproliferation, safeguards and security from both the global and the technical perspectives. Students will be exposed to state-of-the-art techniques. They will also develop an understanding of the technical and policy challenges of maintaining and supporting a robust nuclear nonproliferation regime policy.
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