Materials for Manufacturing

This certificate program provides fundamental principles of design, properties, and characterization of materials, with emphasis on applications to manufacturing. It covers such topics as advanced engineering materials, composites, lightweight materials, digital manufacturing, and materials considerations in manufacturing. (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 have understanding of the fundamental principles of materials engineering and related areas. 
  2. Students will learn advanced and emerging topics regarding materials engineering and related areas.
  3. Program completion will contribute to participating students’ professional advancement.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students from other engineering backgrounds will be considered on a case by case basis.

CECS Graduate Education Office

2060/2070 - Professional Education Center
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128
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