Graduate Certificate in Optical Sciences
University of Arizona

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Optical Sciences is an innovative, flexible program designed for working professionals in the optical sciences field.  The curriculum supplements the knowledge of professionals with bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees with formal coursework leading to professional certification.  The program provides students with graduate-level optics education, offering the opportunity to build foundations that can count toward future Masters of Science in Optical Sciences degrees.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in optics, engineering, physics, mathematics or a related field
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • College transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

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