Graduate Certificate in Mechatronics


Applicants for the program are evaluated based on the admission requirements of the M.S. of mechanical engineering program.

Application requirements: 

  • Degree: Applicants must hold a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university 

  • GPA: Applicants must have at least a 3.0/4.0 grade point average from previous undergraduate coursework or a 3.3/4.0 for previous graduate coursework 

  • Application: UToledo application required 

  • GRE:  Not required 

  • Transcripts: Required 

  • Statement of Purpose: Required 

  • Letters of Recommendation:  2 minimum; 3 preferred

  • Proof of English language proficiency: Required for students from non-English speaking countries. See University graduate admissions for minimum test score requirements and exceptions. 

Application priority deadlines for admissions: 

  • Fall:  No deadline

  • Spring:  Contact program

  • Summer:  Contact program


Mechatronics certificate (15 cr hr) - Courses taken in the following categories:

1. Control Area 3
Modeling and Control of Engineering Systems
Advanced Automotive Control Systems
2. Programming Area 3
Advanced MATLAB for Engineers
3. Hardware Area3
Power Electronics 1
Other graduate level courses as approved by the program director
4. Project 3
Advanced Mechatronics
5. Elective3
Advanced Automation Design
Modeling and Control of Engineering Systems
Advanced Automotive Control Systems
Other graduate level course as approved by the program director
Total Hours15
  • PLO 1) Demonstrate technical proficiency in mechatronics topics.
  • PLO 2) Solve problems using mathematics and engineering knowledge in mechatronics.
  • PLO 3) Explain course projects in mechatronics clearly and concisely in written and oral formats.