Graduate Certificate in Reliability Engineering
University of Maryland-College Park

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Reliability Engineering program from the University of Maryland-College Park is designed to assist engineers and technical professionals in the development of their careers and to provide the expertise needed in the rapidly changing business, government, and industrial environments. Students gain the tools they need to better understand the factors that cause components and systems to fail. Courses cover topics in:

  • The mechanisms and physics of failure
  • Methods for reliability
  • Maintainability engineering
  • Life cycle costing
  • Equipment sparing policies


  • A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering or computer science, physics, applied mathematics, physical sciences, or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Completion of calculus I, II, and III and differential equations
  • Transcript(s)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation are required for applicants with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education