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Materials Engineering Certificate Program

This program is a 15-credit certificate available to Chemical Engineering and Mechanical & Industrial Engineering students in the College of Engineering at UMass, Amherst.

The required courses for this certificate are:

  1. MIE 201 (3 credits)Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering
  2. ChE/MIE 571 (3 credtis)Physical & Chemical Processing of Materials
  3. ChE/MIE 572 (1 credit)Physical & Chemical Processing of Materials Lab
  4. ChE/MIE 590L (1 credit)Materials Science & Engineering Project
  5. MIE/ChE 590C (3 credits)Mechanical Behavior of Materials
  6. MIE/ChE 590F (1 credit)Mechanical Behavior of Materials Lab
  7. ChE/MIE 579 (3 credits)Advanced Materials Engineering

Flow Chart (pdf)

For further information and advice, please contact Professor Maroudas at:

In order to enroll in the Certificate Program, Chemical Engineering majors should speak to Tami Paluca in 158F Goessmann Lab.