Aerodynamics Certificate

  • Programs Offered

    • Certificate
  • Delivery Options

    • Online

    • On-Campus
    • Accelerated
  • Credits

    • 9 credits
  • Timeline

    • One–three semesters

Become Highly Adept in Aerodynamics Theory, Practice, and Application

The Aerodynamics Certificate is taught on-campus and online by world experts in the field, all faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics. Their approach—pairing the fundamentals of aerodynamics with hands-on learning experiences and project-based opportunities—makes this certificate unique.

Who is This Certificate For?

This certificate is for qualified professionals who want to enhance their skill set and can be a foundation to continue toward a graduate degree. It is also valuable for degree-seeking students looking to develop a concentration that gives them an edge in their career path.

What You Need to Know

Students in the graduate certificate for Aerodynamics program develop best-practice analysis skills using state-of-the-art tools, methods, and workflows. If you're already a professional engineer, strengthen your fluid mechanics background and transition into more advanced concepts and applications and interpret results from experiments or computation. All students will gain the foundational knowledge and ability to further explore any area of aerodynamics that suits their interest.


To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a mechanical engineering or closely related technical field. Students with degrees in other fields may be required to take preparatory courses. See complete admissions requirements.

Accelerated Option

Michigan Tech Bachelor's + 1 Semester = Accelerated Graduate Certificate

Current Michigan Tech undergraduates or recent alumni, get started right away. Our accelerated graduate certificates are a fast, affordable way to add graduate credentials to your bachelor's degree in as little as one semester. Be more marketable in your industry or prepare for your master's degree. Explore accelerated certificate options.

Online Option

Accredited Courses, Convenience

Online learning at Michigan Tech provides greater flexibility and can fit around your busy schedule wherever you are. Upgrade or change your career path.

Prospective students can earn graduate certificate in Aerodynamics fully online.


This graduate certificate requires a minimum of 9 total credits. Students may apply the credits earned for this certificate toward a graduate degree at Michigan Tech.


Graduate Director

Wayne Weaver

Graduate Assistant

Cindy Wadaga

Application Process and Admissions Requirements

Applications are reviewed on an individual basis using a holistic approach. Fill out our free graduate application online to apply to any of our programs. Official transcripts and scores are not required for the initial application, although you will need to upload them later.

Accredited by HLC

Michigan Tech has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) since 1928. Our Graduate School offers over 125 certificates, master's, and PhD programs to provide our students and the world with what tomorrow needs.