Graduate Certificate in Automotive Materials & Design Engineering
University of Michigan – Dearborn

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Automotive Materials & Design Engineering program helps automotive engineers learn about lightweight materials, advancements in ergonomic and structural design, vehicle dynamics and control, and advanced manufacturing techniques.  The curriculum emphasizes lightweight structures, high efficiency powertrains, intelligent control systems, lower emissions, robust design and manufacturing, along with improved comfort and safety.  Graduates are able to describe the integration of design, manufacturing, and new technology applications in the automotive industry and to evaluate automotive manufacturing techniques and designs.


  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related discipline
  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

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