- 9 credits
- One–three semesters
Become Proficient in the Theory, Analysis, and Design of Buildings
Engineers able to provide solutions to complex building needs are in high demand. Get integrated training in the theory, analysis, and design of buildings and put your creativity, pragmatism, and technical expertise to work with this on-campus and online Structural Engineering: Building Design certificate.
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 in Structural Engineering: Building Design program learn to perform design tasks including advanced connections, complex structures, and system-level building design. Coursework focuses on component and system design, design of connections, design of complex structural systems, and design for complex behaviors. Choose to study high-level design topics spanning multiple material systems, or focus on a single material system. Be trained in advanced techniques for structure evaluation in addition to designing building components and systems in structural steel, reinforced and prestressed concrete, masonry, and/or timber.
To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree in civil, environmental or related degree. See complete admissions requirements.
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.
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 Structural Engineering: Building Design 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.