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Degree and Certificate Programs

Degrees

Acoustics (M.Eng)

The fundamentals of the interdisciplinary field of acoustics bridge the sciences, engineering, and arts, with application to a wide variety of industries, including audio, biology, medicine, geology, electronics, physics, music, and architecture, as well as the military. As a student in this program, you can gain an in-depth understanding of these fundamentals that can lead to a number of opportunities for professional growth.

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Additive Manufacturing and Design (M.Eng)

The primary goal of the Additive Manufacturing and Design program is to prepare you to apply foundational knowledge, critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity, in your use of additive manufacturing and associated design tools and methods. You can grow as a leader in 3D printing and prototyping and help accelerate industry adoption of additive manufacturing, while striving for advancement of the technology and developing innovative solutions.

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Industrial Engineering (M.Eng)

The 30-credit Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering is largely based in math and science, with opportunities to study business and psychology. You'll learn from the same faculty who teach on campus and are honored with top rankings in both research and education. The flexible course requirements for this degree allow you to customize your education to match your professional goals and personal interests.

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Mechanical Engineering (M.S.)

Mechanical engineers with advanced degrees can be found at the forefront of technological advances, researching, designing, creating, and testing nearly everything. Graduates from the online M.S. program can apply their new knowledge in the automotive, biomedical, nuclear energy, robotics, power generation, aerospace, and (HVAC) industries to name just a few.

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Nuclear Engineering (M.Eng)

Penn State's nuclear engineering program consistently ranks as one of the best in the nation, and with decades of experience in distance and online education, that excellence carries over to the the online Master of Engineering program.

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Certificates and Minors

Additive Manufacturing and Design (Graduate Certificate)

The primary goal of the Additive Manufacturing and Design program is to prepare you to apply foundational knowledge, critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity, in your use of additive manufacturing and associated design tools and methods. You can grow as a leader in 3D printing and prototyping and help accelerate industry adoption of additive manufacturing, while striving for advancement of the technology and developing innovative solutions.

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Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management (Graduate Certificate)

The Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management is designed to provide professionals with the knowledge and skills in the key aspects of engineering business: leading teams, identifying new business opportunities, working across international and cultural boundaries, effectively managing projects, and promoting internal innovation.

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Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management (Graduate Minor)

The Graduate Minor in Engineering Leadership and Innovation Management is available to current Penn State World Campus students. Residential graduate students pursing the ELIM minor are eligible for summer offerings of the courses.

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Human Factors Engineering and Ergonomics (Graduate Certificate)

The study of human factors engineering and ergonomics (HFEE) is generally considered to have its origins during World War II. Over the ensuing decades, it has grown to encompass virtually every industry, including product design and development and design engineering. If you are involved in the design and development of products for human use, you may find the program content of the graduate certificate in HFEE immediately applicable to your job.

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Wind Energy (Graduate Certificate)

With broad multidisciplinary expertise, Penn State is a leader in advancing the economical and environmentally responsible development of wind power around the world. Both University Park students and World Campus students can learn from some of the leading researchers in the field while earning a graduate certificate in wind energy.

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OFFICE FOR DIGITAL LEARNING

The Office for Digital Learning in the College of Engineering supports engineers in lifelong learning - the process of acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to remain current in a chosen field. In today's rapidly-changing, knowledge-based economy, engineers must devote the time and effort to learn new skills and technologies in order to add value for their employers and clients and to remain personally marketable.

Office for Digital Learning

College of Engineering

301-A Engineering Unit C

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-7643

E-mail: odl@engr.psu.edu