Official Certificate Program in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

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

  1. To provide students in-depth understanding and expertise in the analysis advanced manufacturing systems and 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 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering at CCSU has the following learning outcomes:

  1. Ability to use computational methods, skills, computers and modern technical tools to problems in advanced manufacturing.
  2. Ability to identify, formulate and solve technical problems in advanced manufacturing using engineering analysis.
  3. Ability to design optimized manufacturing systems and plans using advanced statistical methods.
  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

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 GPS of 3.00 on a 4-point scale (where A is 4.00), or its 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 credentials 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.

Application to the Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering includes online submission of the application, official transcripts, and an application free; 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 application.

Required Courses (12 Credits)

Core Courses (9 Credits)

  • ME 540 – Advanced Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) and Metrology 
  • ME 563 – Engineering of Additive Manufacturing Processes
  • ME 565 – Advanced Manufacturing Engineering

Elective Course (3 Credits)

ENGR 510 – Optimization in Engineering or ME 567 – Advanced Finite Element Analysis

Total Credit Hours: 12