Graduate Certificate in Manufacturing Systems Engineering
University of Kentucky

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Manufacturing Systems Engineering program is designed for those who want to learn more about this field but are not ready to commit to a master’s degree.  The program offers multidisciplinary course content that appeals to students from various backgrounds, including mechanical, electrical, computer, chemical, and materials engineering, along with related disciplines.  Students will develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed for designing, manufacturing, and managing more sustainable products, processes, and systems.  Coursework can be transferred to the Master of Science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering program.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited college or equivalent (bachelor’s degree in a physical science or a related area may be approved with completion of prerequisites)
  • Cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.8 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume/CV
  • Three letters of recommendation

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges