The Graduate Certificate in Applied Forensic Engineering is designed to be a flexible plan that allows students the opportunity to study engineering and its effect on product safety, welfare, and the laws governing the practice of engineering in society. Students are encouraged to develop a study plan in particular areas of interest and to communicate regularly with program advisor.
Students must complete 6 hours of required courses as well as 6 hours of engineering courses from an approved list engineering elective courses. In addition to the 12 hours of coursework, an independent final study project must be developed, approved and completed (3 hours). The independent study project must include a real-world forensic engineering investigation including submission of a technical report and an oral presentation to the program advisor.