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, students must work on and complete a real-world forensic engineering project, the scope of which will be co-developed and approved by the student and the program director. Upon completion of the final project, the results will be submitted to the program director in the form of a technical report and an oral presentation.