Signal and Image Processing Certificate

  • Programs Offered

    • Certificate
  • Delivery Options

    • Online

    • On-Campus
    • Accelerated
  • Credits

    • 9 credits
  • Timeline

    • One–three semesters

This program is no longer accepting applications. Both theDepartment of Electrical and Computer Engineering(ECE) and theCollege of Engineering(COE) offers a variety graduate certificates to meet your needs.

Build Technical Expertise For the Future

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. 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.

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

The graduate certificate in Signal and Image Processing allows students to 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.


To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree in electrical 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 Signal and Image Processing 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.

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.