Graduate Certificate in Automation Engineering & PLC
Missouri University of Science and Technology

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Automation Engineering & PLC is a cross-disciplinary program between chemical engineering, electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering.  Two courses are required: Plantwide Process Control and Advanced PLC.  Students can choose their other courses from electives such as:

  • Intermediate Chemical Process Safety 
  • PLC Motion Control 
  • Mechatronics 
  • Robotic Manipulators and Mechanisms
  • Manufacturing Equipment Automation


  • Bachelor of Science degree in any field of engineering from an ABET-accredited undergraduate program or a degree in a closely related technical field such as physics or mathematics
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.5
  • Statement of purpose
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission