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Certificate in Current and Emerging Technologies (CCET)

See the Technologies Reshaping the Worlds of Transportation and Manufacturing

These online courses explore current and emerging technologies and trends including hybrid and electric vehicles, connected and automated vehicles, and advanced and smart manufacturing. Stay current with modern technology, and prepare yourself and your company for technological leadership.

Take courses à la carte or as a specialization to deepen your knowledge through the self-paced convenience of online learning, and complete any four courses to demonstrate your knowledge with a University of Michigan Certificate in Current and Emerging Technologies.


Key Information

Open Registration

$250 per course -
Selected From Any Specialization Area
$950 Certificate -
Completion of Any Four Courses

GO BLUE Discounts
Limited-time refund policy through July 2020

Format

Online

Specialization Areas

Program Overview

COURSES
Complete 1, 2, 3, 4 courses or more based on your interest. Take courses à la carte, or successfully take any 4 courses to earn the certificate.

SELF-PACED LEARNING
Each course contains 4-6 hours of online instruction divided into shorter modules to make it easy to learn at your own pace.

TIMELINE
You will have 180 days from your course start date to complete the course(s).

CERTIFICATE
Upon successful completion of 4 courses, you will receive a U-M Certificate in Current and Emerging Technologies. Successful completion requires you get an 80% passing grade on all four of the course tests.

CERTIFICATE SPECIALIZATIONS
Select 4 courses from one concentration to deepen your knowledge in a subject area, or select any 4 that are most interesting or relevant for you. If you choose a specialization, your certificate will note the specialization you completed.

COURSES AND CERTIFICATE SPECIALIZATIONS

Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Specialization

Gain advanced knowledge in the design, analysis, and development of hybrid and electric vehicles with these four courses.


Advanced Manufacturing Specialization

Advance your understanding of new advanced manufacturing technologies and trends with these four courses.


Connected & Automated Vehicles Specialization

Gain access to cutting-edge research and trends on connected and automated vehicles. 

Instructional Team

Pooya Alavian
Pooya Alavian
Research Assistant, College of Engineering
Pingsha Dong
Pingsha Dong
Program Director, Global Automotive & Manufacturing Engineering
Heath Hofmann
Heath Hofmann
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Semyon Meerkov
Semyon Meerkov
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Gabor Orosz
Gabor Orosz
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Huei Peng, PhD
Huei Peng, PhD
Director, Mcity, U-M Office of Research
Roger L. McCarthy Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Atul Prakash
Atul Prakash
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
James Sayer
James Sayer
Director, U-M Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)
Don Siegel
Don Siegel
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Jason Siegel
Jason Siegel
Assistant Research Scientist, Mechanical Engineering
Steven Skerlos
Steven Skerlos
Arthur F Thurnau Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Alan Taub
Alan Taub
Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Liang Zhang
Liang Zhang
Professor, College of Engineering, University of Connecticut

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Certificate

A certificate in your course of study will be awarded upon successful completion of this program.

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Nexus at University of Michigan Engineering offers innovative interdisciplinary continuing education for engineers. Programs are available on campus, online, and on location.

PROFESSIONAL
(on campus)

Hybrid and Electric Vehicles 
Connected and Automated Vehicles 

M-ENG DEGREES
(online & on campus)

Automotive Engineering
Global Automotive and Manufacturing Engineering (GAME)
Systems Engineering + Design 

“This program was very suitable for my team and beneficial for us to understand new technologies. [Our] Engineers can work at their own pace. Even when they're super busy, they can just work a couple hours on the weekend or evenings so it's very manageable.”

- Certificate in Current and Emerging Technologies Participant