Graduate Certificate Program
The Graduate Certificate in Engineering program is designed to assist engineers and technical professionals in the development of their careers and to provide the expertise needed in the rapidly changing business, government, and industrial environments.
Students in our Bioengineering degree programs will learn to integrate priciples of engineering and biological systems to develop new technologies and devices that improve human health, fight disease, and aid persons with disabilities. Our biomedical engineering masters program is uniquley positioned to offer educational strengths in engineering, biology, and medicine.
Students in this program pay a special tuition rate, which does not differ between residents and non-residents of Maryland. This rate is not fully covered by graduate assistantships, fellowships or the tuition remission. Additional graduate student fees are charged. Tuition and fees are subject to change.
This program does not provide departmental assistantships or fellowships. Loans, work-study and need-based grants for citizens and permanent residents with demonstrated financial need may submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by appropriate FAFSA deadlines. For more information on this process, visit: https://fafsa.ed.gov/deadlines.htm.
Coordinator for Admission and Recruitment
Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering
2105 J.M. Patterson Building
4356 Stadium Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
- Two (2) Letters of Recommendation are required for anyone with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0. Anyone with a GPA 3.0 or above should contact the Office of Advanced Engineering Education with a request to waive this requirement.
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) (optional)
- CV/Resume (optional)
For additional program-specific admission requirements, please visit: https://mage.umd.edu/bioengineering.
*Visa Eligibility: This program is not eligible for I-20 or DS-2019 issuance by the University of Maryland. For anyone needing these documents, consider applying for a full-time master's program offered on campus.
Applicants with an undergraduate GPA of less than 3.0 may be admitted on a provisional basis if they have demonstrated satisfactory performance in another graduate program and/or their work has been salutary.
Applicants with foreign credentials must submit academic records in the original language with literal English translations. Allow at least three months for evaluation of foreign credentials. International applicants are advised to review the Graduate School English requirements to learn whether or not the submission of TOEFL or IELTS scores is required. For more information on the admissions process, please visit: https://mage.umd.edu/application-process.
For more admissions information or to apply to the program, please visit our Graduate School website.
|Type of Applicant||Fall Deadline||Spring Deadline|
|US Citizens and Permanent Residents||August 3, 2021||December 15, 2020|
|F (student) or J (exchange visitor) visas; A,E,G,H,I and L visas and immigrants||This certificate is not currently accepting applications||This certificate is not currently accepting applications|
RESOURCES AND LINKS:
Other Deadlines: mage.umd.edu/admissions
Program Website: mage.umd.edu
Application Process: gradschool.umd.edu/admissions/application-process/step-step-guide-applying
This program is currently offered in-person at the College Park Campus. In addition to in-person courses, you may have the option to take some course requirements in an online format. Course format offerings are subject to change.
This program is also offered 100% online. Please see Bioengineering (Z083) for more information.