Graduate Certificate in Coastal Engineering
Old Dominion University

Program Details

Old Dominion University offers the online Graduate Certificate in Coastal Engineering. The purpose of this certificate is to provide practicing engineers the opportunity to study Coastal Engineering at the graduate level to help them in the practice of their engineering profession. The certificate demonstrates a basic level of understanding of the physical sciences, engineering, economics, the environment, and the institutional-political-social and aesthetic constraints that influence all coastal engineering design. 

A certificate in Coastal Engineering can open new career opportunities in areas such as:

  • Research, Education and Teaching
  • Consulting Engineering or Instrumentation Development
  • Project Management
  • Membership on Coastal Zone Management team
  • Federal, State or City Government Employment
  • Permit Review, Dredging or Surveying


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Official transcripts
  • 2.8 minimum GPA

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges