Graduate Certificate in Plastic & Composite Materials
University of Michigan – Dearborn

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Plastic & Composite Materials program exposes students to both design and manufacturing considerations of plastics and composite materials.  The curriculum examines processes, properties, and design of the materials; characteristics of the materials manufactured from different processes; and materials for automotive applications.  Graduates are able to better understand the design principles of composite materials and have knowledge in the properties of injection molded design considerations for injection molded parts.


  • 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