Electrical and Computer Engineering, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (P.B.C.)

12 credits required 

All Graduate Certificate in Engineering Programs consist of 4 courses/12 credits. All students are expected to complete a preliminary course plan for their intended degree program. Degree planning worksheets can be found here: https://advancedengineering.umd.edu/degree-planning-sheets

Students select either the Communication and Signal Processing sequence or the Computer Engineering sequence.

Please note, the curriculum below is for students admitted in Spring 2019 or later.

Computer Engineering

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
ENPM607Computer System Design and Architecture3
ENPM609Microprocessor-Based Design3
ENPM610Digital VLSI Design3
Select one of the following:3
Software Engineering
Operating System Design
VLSI Testing and Design for Testability
Hacking of C programs and Unix Binaries
Total Credits12

Communication and Signal Processing 

Course Title Credits
Required Courses:
ENPM600Probability and Stochastic Processes for Engineers3
ENPM601Analog and Digital Communication Systems3
Select two of the following:6
Data Networks
Theory and Applications of Digital Signal Processing
Wireless Sensor Networks
Wireless Communications: Concepts and Technologies
Total Credits12