Manufacturing Engineering Certificate

  • Programs Offered

    • Certificate
  • Delivery Options

    • Online

    • On-Campus
    • Accelerated
  • Credits

    • 9 credits
  • Timeline

    • One–three semesters

Be a Strong Leader in the Manufacturing Sector

The demand for manufacturing engineers and engineering managers is as high volume as the curriculum and training programs being offered for process engineers and data analysts. Michigan Tech's on-campus and online manufacturing engineering certificate is different, because we talk to industry and we know what they need. You're tapping into our long-time industry connections and deep well of faculty experience. We've made sure that we have what you need, including training to meet the ASME Y14.5-2018 standard and the concepts of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)—both essential for effective communication in the manufacturing sector. Practice leadership as it relates to organizational effectiveness through team building, ethical decision making, enhanced communication skills, critical thinking, and people skills.

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 Manufacturing Engineering program lead productive teams that successfully implement manufacturing processes. Communicate effectively using the fundamental concepts of GD&T—the language of symbols and standards—necessary in the manufacturing sector. Learn assembly tolerance stack-up, applying and interpreting geometric symbols, datum reference frames, and calculating position and profile tolerance. Benefit from the incomparable knowledge base of faculty with years of experience in the manufacturing industry. Their expertise areas include operations/facilities management, process engineering, quality management, plant engineering/maintenance supervision, and manufacturing engineering.


To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree in any engineering discipline. 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 Manufacturing Engineering 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

David Wanless

Graduate Assistant

Pammi Washuleski

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.