Official Certificate Program in Additive Manufacturing Engineering

The Official Certificate Program in Additive Manufacturing Engineering at CCSU has the following objectives:

  1. To provide students in-depth understanding and expertise in the analysis of products manufactured via additive processes.
  2. To graduate students who are successful contributors to addressing the current and future challenges facing the society, while adhering to the highest moral and ethical standards.

The Official Certificate Program in Additive Manufacturing Engineering at CCSU has the following learning outcomes:

  1. Ability to use computational methods, skills, computers and modern technical tools to problems in additive manufacturing.
  2. Ability to identify, formulate and solve technical problems in additive manufacturing using engineering analysis.
  3. Ability to design an optimized component to meet desired needs, and to evaluate and modify the optimal design based on thorough knowledge of additive manufacturing capabilities.
  4. Knowledge of contemporary issues and understanding the impact of engineering/ technical solutions within a global perspective.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively in oral, written, visual and graphical modes.

Admission Requirements: Official Certificate Program in Additive Manufacturing Engineering

 Applicants meeting the Graduate School admissions standards will be considered for acceptance to the Official Certificate Program in Additive Manufacturing Engineering provided they meet the additional acceptance criteria in Section I and II A & B.

I) All applicants must have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.00 on a 4-point scale (where A is 4.00), or equivalent. Applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.70 -  2.99 may be considered for conditional admission.

II) Undergraduate degree:

A) Applicants must hold a four-year Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited program; or

B)  Applicants that hold a four-year Bachelor of science degree in a different Engineering specialty must complete the necessary pre-requisite foundation courses, or their equivalents as specified by the Engineering department after credential are assessed. Applicants needing three or fewer foundational courses will be considered for conditional admission. All necessary foundation courses would be specified by the department after credentials are assessed.

Foundation course subjects include: Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Engineering Materials, and Mechanical Engineering core courses.

Applications to the Certificate in Additive Manufacturing Engineering includes online submission of the application, official transcripts, and an application fee; see http://www.ccsu.edu/grad/admission/. Although not required, applicants may choose to submit a resume with the application. Instructions for uploading the resume will be found in the online applications. 

Applications must be submitted by the fall and spring general deadlines.

Required Courses (12 Credits)

Core Courses

ENGR 510Engineering Optimization

3

ME 525Materials Engineering of Additive Manufacturing

3

ME 545Design and Analysis of Additive Manufacturing

3

ME 563Engineering of Additive Manufacturing Processes

3

All of these courses may be applied to the MS in Mechanical Engineering.

Total Credit Hours: 12