Automotive Powertrains

About the Program

Automobiles of the twenty-first century is poised to advance at a rapid pace with greater emphasis on lightweight structures, high efficiency powertrains, intelligent control systems, lower emissions, robust design and manufacturing, as well as improved comfort and safety. This certificate program gives an opportunity for automotive engineers interested in high efficiency powertrains to learn to about the advancements in engines, transmissions, electric and hybrid vehicles, and emission controls. (12 credit hours)

The certificate can be completed entirely on campus, entirely online, or through a combination of on-campus and online courses.   

Course Descriptions

Please choose four courses to complete the required 12 credit hours.

Learning Goals and Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to describe advancements in energy storage, vehicle performance, engine elements and design. 
  2. Students will be able to apply knowledge of the advancements in engines, transmissions, electric and hybrid vehicles, and emission controls in the field.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

https://umdearborn.edu/admissions/graduate/how-apply/graduate-non-degree-application-procedures

CECS Graduate Education Office

2060/2070 - Professional Education Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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Phone: 313-593-0897
Fax: 313-593-9967