Signal and Image Processing Certificate

Build technical expertise for the future.

Michigan Tech’s graduate on-campus and online certificate in Signal and Image Processing focuses on the technologies used in digital and analog signal analyses, and digital image processing. With digital technology becoming salient to contemporary life and economy, signal and image processing is projected as one of the fields with potential for increased employment. Not only are professionals in signal and image processing making crucial contributions to today’s economy, they are also at the forefront of tomorrow’s cutting-edge technologies.

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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’ll learn.

Signal and image processing is driving innovation in many fields including entertainment, medical technologies, satellite imaging, wearable technologies, GPS signals, audio conferencing technologies, security, digital archiving and fintech. Students gain interdisciplinary knowledge in computer science, information technology,  mathematics, and engineering applications and apply these knowledge in data analysis, extraction and manipulation, signal improvement, image fidelity as well as signal modelling. Students develop practical skills by learning how their expertise in signal and image processing can help develop solutions to real-world problems. 

What you need to know.

  • This is a 9-credit graduate certificate.
  • Students take one required course (Probability and Stochastic Processes, 3 credits) and two other 3-credit courses chosen from four available electives.
  • Our curriculum is flexible. Students can begin the program in the fall or spring semesters and complete in two or three semesters.

Jumpstart your tomorrow.

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

If you're a current Michigan Tech undergraduate or recent alumni, you can explore a multitude of accelerated certificate options and get started right away. Michigan Tech’s accelerated graduate certificates are a fast, affordable way to add graduate credentials to your bachelor’s degree. You can integrate your bachelor’s experience into a graduate credential in as little as one semester. You can pursue your academic upgrade without interrupting your career. Be more marketable in your industry or prepare for your master's degree.