Certificate Programs 

Certificate programs, which consist of prescribed courses in a specific concentration area, are available through the Mechanical Engineering graduate program as follows. Unless otherwise noted, courses in these programs may be applied to a Master's of Science degree in mechanical engineering. 

Certificate in Biomechanics

The certificate program in biomechanics provides a broad background in biomechanics principles and applications. It requires 12 credits of graduate coursework including a research component. The required courses and the technical elective choices are given in the following table. See the Manhattan College Graduate Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.

Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
MECG543 Introduction to Biomechanics 3
MECG643 Biomechanics Modeling and Applications 3
MECG746 Research Project 3 - 6
Plus one of the following elective courses:  
MECG548 Introduction to Robotics 3
MECG640 Applied Solid Mechanics 3
MECG704 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3
MECG738 Advanced Dynamics 3
ENGG620 Applications of Instrumentation & Data Acquisition 3
    Total credits: 12

Certificate in Engineering Management

The certificate program in engineering management provides a broad background in engineering management principles. It requires 12 credits of graduate coursework including a research component. The required courses and the technical elective choices are given in the following table. See the Manhattan College Graduate Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.

Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENGG 652 Project Management 3
MECG746 Research Project 3 - 6
Plus two of the following elective courses:  
ENGG658 Legal Aspects of Engineering 3
MECG734 Operation Research 3
MBAC614 Managerial Economics 3
MBAC616 Stock Market and Corporate Valuation 3
MBAC622 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 3
MBAC632 Industrial Organization 3
MBAE603 Entrepreneurship 3
    Total credits: 12

Certificate in Energy Systems

The certificate program in energy systems provides a broad background in energy management principles and applications. It requires 12 credits of graduate coursework including a research component. The required courses and the technical elective choices are given in the following table. See the Manhattan College Graduate Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.

Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
ENGG862 Applied Heat Transfer 3
MECG614 Energy Management 3
MECG746 Research Project 3 - 6
Plus one of the following elective courses:  
MECG512 Energy Conversion 3
MECG515 Energy Dynamics of Green Building I 3
MECG612 Alternative Energy Systems 3
MECG615 Energy Dynamics of Green Building II 3
MECG617 Solar Energy System Theory and Design 3
MECG704 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3
    Total credits: 12

Certificate in Nuclear Power

The certificate program in nuclear power provides a broad background in nuclear engineering principles and applications. It requires 12 credits of graduate coursework including a research component. The required courses and the technical elective choices are given in the following table. See the Manhattan College Graduate Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.

Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
MECG513 Introduction to Nuclear Power Plant Systems 3
MECG613 Nuclear Reactor Theory and Design 3
MECG746 Research Project 3 - 6
Plus one of the following elective courses:  
MECG512 Energy Conversion 3
MECG612 Alternative Energy Systems 3
MECG630 Control Systems and Applications 3
MECG704 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3
ENGG682 Applied Heat Transfer 3
    Total credits: 12

Certificate in Green Building Engineering

The certificate program in green building engineering provides a broad background in green building design and applications. It requires 12 credits of graduate coursework including a research component. The required courses and the technical elective choices are given in the following table. See the Manhattan College Graduate Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.

Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
MECG515 Energy Dynamics of Green Building I 3
MECG615 Energy Dynamics of Green Building II 3
MECG746 Research Project 3 - 6
Plus one of the following elective courses:  
MECG512 Energy Conversion 3
MECG612 Alternative Energy Systems 3
MECG617 Solar Energy System Theory and Design 3
MECG704 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3
ENGG682 Applied Heat Transfer 3
    Total credits: 12

Certificate in Aerospace/Propulsion

The certificate program in aerospace/propulsion provides a broad background in aerospace engineering principles and applications. It requires 12 credits of graduate coursework including a research component. The required courses and the technical elective choices are given in the following table. See the Manhattan College Graduate Catalog for course descriptions and prerequisite requirements.

Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits
MECG605 Flight Aerodynamics 3
MECG702 Compressible Flow 3
MECG746 Research Project 3 - 6
Plus one of the following elective courses:  
MECG512 Energy Conversion 3
MECG516 Turbo Machinery 3
MECG528 Alternative Energy Systems 3
MECG630 Control Systems and Applications 3
MECG704 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3
ENGG682 Applied Heat Transfer 3
    Total credits: 12