Graduate Certificate in Manufacturing


Applicants for the program are evaluated based on the admission requirements of the M.S. of mechanical engineering program. Students currently enrolled in a graduate program can add the certificate to their matriculation - contact the College of Graduate Studies for more information.

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 admission: 

  • Fall:  No deadline

  • Spring:  Contact program

  • Summer:  Contact program


Required courses (select 3)9
Manufacturing Engineering
Additive Manufacturing
Design of Experiments
Assembly And Joining Processes
Elective courses (select 2)6
Operations Research I
Manufacturing Systems Simulation
Design For Manufacturability
Sustainability Analysis and Design
Advanced Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Total Hours15
  • PLO 1. Be hired as practicing engineers in industries and government laboratories that are involved in the design, simulation, implementation, testing, analysis, and control of manufacturing processes and systems.
  • PLO 2. Be prepared to continue their education with an advanced degree in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, or other related field of engineering.
  • PLO 3. Be prepared to continue their studies in other graduate programs to pursue careers in business or law.