Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

Top Certificate Programs in Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Enrolling in a certificate program at a college or university can help further or begin your career. Taking less time than a traditional degree, a certificate program exposes students to college level coursework in a condensed amount of time. Some students choose to get a certificate after earning a college degree, adding to their skills.

What is a certificate in mechanical engineering? Mechanical engineering is the design and operation of machines. Within this type of engineering, parts are analyzed to create more efficient and safer systems for manufacturing. A certificate program can offer specialized classes in this field. Some courses that may be taken for this program could be mathematics, computer applications, materials, modeling, production design, composites and mechanics. Sometimes there are further concentrations within a certificate program. Some possible specializations are robotics, computer-aided design, thermodynamics, hydraulics or product design. 

Once a certificate in mechanical engineering is awarded, different career options may open up. Additionally, certificate holders have a deeper understanding of the way machines and mechanical systems work.

Depending on the location and program requirements of a certificate program, the costs could range from affordable to expensive. The length of a program also influences the final price paid.

For those who have finished a certificate in this type of engineering, job opportunities may be more abundant. One type of position that could be an option is robotics designer, which involves creating machines for automated processes. Additionally, careers in structural analysis, which has to do with analyzing systems failures, can be obtained with credentials in mechanical engineering. Other possible career paths are working in drafting, thermodynamics in energy or working in mechanics of various industries. Jobs in mechanical engineering are found primarily in the private manufacturing industry, but there are also opportunities in governmental agencies.

Online classes in mechanical engineering are available once you enroll in a course of study. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Certificate in Manufacturing Engineering

Tufts University - School of Engineering
Campus Full time Part time January 2019 USA Medford

The certificate program educates students in the latest technologies through a hands-on, industry-based curriculum, and contributes to the formation of future leaders in manufacturing engineering. [+]

As the United States continues to compete in global markets, the need for manufacturing engineers who can design, build, operate, and manage competitive production systems has never been greater.

Excellence in three-dimensional design and production - especially knowledge of quality CAD, CAM, CNC machining, and robotics - remains critical as industries strive to reduce labor costs, increase productivity and profitability, tighten performance standards, and improve quality.

The certificate program educates students in the latest technologies through a hands-on, industry-based curriculum, and contributes to the formation of future leaders in manufacturing engineering.

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Certificate in Marine Diesel Mechanics

NBCC
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Canada Saint Andrews

Marine Diesel Mechanics are engine specialists. They have expert knowledge of electrical and engine systems in diesel-powered marine vessels and equipment. You’ll learn how to install, repair and maintain major mechanical components of commercial machinery. [+]

Program Overview

Marine Diesel Mechanics are engine specialists. They have expert knowledge of electrical and engine systems in diesel-powered marine vessels and equipment. You’ll learn how to install, repair and maintain major mechanical components of commercial machinery. Your training will also transfer to other trades, including Heavy Equipment Service Technician and Truck and Transport Service Technician. Water transportation is vital to industry and leisure, and Marine Diesel Mechanics are wanted across the globe in various sectors.

Duration

The requirements for this certificate program may be achieved within one academic year of full-time study.

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Winter School Smart Factories Certificate

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 weeks February 2019 Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)

In 2019, we will offer a WINTER SCHOOL for international students for the first time and we are looking forward to welcoming a lot of students for this NEW PROGRAMME. This Winter School revolves around “Smart Factory”. It will focus on the merging of the virtual and the physical worlds through cyber-physical systems. These systems are part of the Industry 4.0 movement of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. In this context, digitization, automation, human-machine interaction as well as better networked production systems play an important role. [+]

In 2019, we will offer a WINTER SCHOOL for international students for the first time and we are looking forward to welcoming a lot of students for this NEW PROGRAMME.

This Winter School revolves around “Smart Factory”. It will focus on the merging of the virtual and the physical worlds through cyber-physical systems. These systems are part of the Industry 4.0 movement of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. In this context, digitization, automation, human-machine interaction as well as better networked production systems play an important role.

QUICKFACTS Study format: Winter School Duration: 2 weeks (February, 2019) Scope: 90 Teaching Units Conditions: B.Sc./B.E. student, minimum age 18 years Course fees: 1,990.00 EUR Qualification: Certificate (containing list of modules, workload and grades for acknowledgement of the ECTS Credits at your home university) Language: English ACADEMIC CONTENT ... [-]

Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Computational Fluid Dynamics

esocaet Studies by CADFEM
Online & Campus Combined Part time 6 months October 2018 Germany Grafing

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the key to successful product innovation. The further enhancement program provides comprehensive expertise for the successful application. [+]

Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) is the key to successful product innovation in numerous industry branches: increasing the efficiency of pumps and turbines, the cooling of electrical machines or microchips, the reduction of fuel consumption of vehicles. Performing a CFD simulation is no longer a challenge; however, to draw the right conclusions from the results more than ever. This is what the Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Computational Fluid Dynamics provides: comprehensive expertise for the successful application - scientifically sound and practically oriented.

Program Overview

Since 2016, the CAS in Computational Fluid Dynamics has been offered at the HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil in Switzerland. Where appropriate, courses can also be combined with modules from the master’s course offerings on the TH Ingolstadt and HAW Landshut to complete a master's degree. ... [-]


Life Support for Space Systems

Siberian State Aerospace University SibSAU
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2019 Russia Krasnoyarsk

Siberian State Aerospace University offers a unique programme for foreign and Russian students in the sphere of creating and operating space vehicles. [+]

Life Support for Space Systems

Siberian State Aerospace University offers a unique programme for foreign and Russian students in the sphere of creating and operating space vehicles. It allows students to study the principles of creating and operating closed space systems and to get acquainted with the heart of Siberia, Krasnoyarsky Kray, and to observe its beauty.Period: 29 July – 11 August, 2012

ContentThe programme is oriented upon students and PG students with a basic level in Physics and Computer Science.

Academic fields:

variety of space vehicles; equipment for automation systems of space vehicles; fundamentals of scientific work; fundamentals of space flights; fundamentals of power flows circulation in closed space systems; theory of automatic control in space systems; fundamentals of artificial neural networks; AI system of space vehicles; fundamentals of image processing; unusual life support systems. ... [-]

Online Certificate in Optical Engineering

University of California, Irvine - Division of Continuing Education
Online Full time Part time 12 - 18 months Open Enrollment USA USA Online + 1 more

An increasing amount of today’s consumer, industrial, and business products incorporate lenses and optical systems. These are essential to virtually every industry including defense, medical, clean energy, nanotechnology, automotive, electronics, communications, entertainment, computers, and consumer products. The Optical Engineering Certificate Program addresses the growing demand for skilled professionals who can conceptualize, design, and manufacture optical components and systems. [+]

Overview

An increasing amount of today’s consumer, industrial, and business products incorporate lenses and optical systems. These are essential to virtually every industry including: defense, medical, clean energy, nanotechnology, automotive, electronics, communications, entertainment, computers, and consumer products. The Optical Engineering Certificate Program addresses the growing demand for skilled professionals who can conceptualize, design, and manufacture optical components and systems.

Who Should Enroll

The Optical Engineering Program gives students the skills and experience needed to enter this growing field. The program will benefit entry and mid-level professionals who need to broaden their knowledge and improve their career options.... [-]