Certificate Program Format
Integrated & Relevant
The graduate certificate option allows participants to pursue a 12-hour program of study, comprised of four existing core or elective courses from the EGOM program. Certificate program participants will also complete a project designed to integrate course concepts with a job-related application. This is independent of the three-credit-hour final project required for M.S. candidates. Certificate projects do not require a faculty advisor, although participants may consult with faculty as needed.
At least one of the four courses must be taken on campus during a three-week summer session and the remaining three may be completed either on campus or through distance learning via Web-based courses. Students enrolled in the graduate certificate option can also take advantage of the seminars, workshops and participant interaction associated with the on-campus experience.
|Six Sigma Process Improvement||ES505 - Design of Experiments
ES572 - Quality Management & Process Control
OS657 - Leading Organizational Change
ES510 - Strategic Project Management
|Global Supply Chain Management||ES555 - Global Supply Chain Systems Modeling
SB696 - Global Business Strategies
MK694 - Global Supply Chain Distribution Management
OS666 - Negotiations & Relationship Management
|Engineering & Global
|Participant chooses any four core or elective courses to meet individual and career needs.|
At the completion of the program, the participant will be awarded a certificate equivalent to 12 continuing education units (CEUs) and may elect to apply achieved credits toward a Master of Science degree in Engineering & Global Operations Management with only 18 credits (six courses) remaining.
Program Length: The certificate program can be completed within one calendar year with consecutive courses, or can be spaced over two years to accommodate participant needs.