Graduate Certificates

Graduate Certificates

Industry and government professionals who want to update their knowledge, advance in their careers, or develop a new specialty can select from three graduate certificates.

Each certificate requires 12 to 15 credit hours of coursework, including mandatory and elective classes. Graduate certificates are available in:

  • Small Satellite Engineering: Provides a broad understanding of small satellite missions and operations and of technologies for spacecraft design and engineering including satellite bus, hardware and software systems, and communications. Projects transition theory into engineering practice in satellite and ground station engineering.

               * Concentration in Communications and Networking (CONE)

               * Concentration in Tactical Computer Operations (TCO)

For information about the Advanced Networking Protocols for Telecommunications certificate, email the Telecommunications program or call 703-993-3810.

For the other certificates and concentrations, email the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering or call 703-993-1569.