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Graduate Certificate in Electric Drivetrain Technology

Program Details

The Graduate Certificate in Electric Drivetrain Technology program has been designed to provide professionals involved in power electronics, battery controls, and/or automotive industries the capability and motivation to continue with post-graduate education. The program courses cover the most important topics in battery modeling and battery management systems, motor drive, and vehicle power electronics for applications including hybrid, plug-in hybrid, extended-range, and battery electric vehicles.


Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university, or Bachelor's degree in a closely related engineering discipline from an accredited university and two years of experience working in a related field. Overall undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or better. Evidence of mathematical maturity equivalent to completion of the following university-level coursework: Calculus III, Linear Algebra, Differential Equations, Physics III (calculus based), General Chemistry I, Circuits II, Electronics I, and Linear Systems.

Accreditation & Licensing

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