- 9 credits
- One–three semesters
Develop Expertise For Work in Developing Countries
We all know the world needs engineers with interdisciplinary superpowers. Level up the skills you have to offer by gaining expertise in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) engineering and developing skills in community engagement, sustainability-based decision-making processes, and social sciences. If you're interested in selecting, designing, and putting in place appropriate technologies to protect public health and environmental quality in developing countries and disaster-relief settings, pursue the on-campus Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Engineering 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
The graduate certificate in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Engineering provides the student the ability to demonstrate specialty area knowledge in environmental process engineering fundamentals and applications, and appreciate the role of research and discovery in public health engineering. Apply fundamental scientific principles and engineering design approaches to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) outcomes in developing world and disaster-relief settings. Improve communication and community engagement skills and apply industry ethical and professional behaviors.
To enroll in this certificate program, students must have a bachelor's degree in any engineering discipline. 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.
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.