Graduate Certificate in Plastics Engineering Fundamentals

About: 

UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate Program  in Plastics Engineering Fundamentals is designed to provide engineering professionals involved in the design of plastic parts with the plastics background they generally do not receive as part of their undergraduate education. This program is open to students who have earned a B.S degree in science or engineering.

This four-course online certificate program provides students with the fundamental concepts associated with plastics materials, processing and design.

Program Highlights:

  • Flexibility and convenience
  • Committed to student learning
  • All courses in this certificate program may be applied towards any of the graduate degree programs offered through UMass Lowell's Department of Plastics Engineering

Learn More About This Program:

To receive more information, please fill out the Request Information form.

Sample a Course

Visit UMass Lowell's Graduate Certificate in Plastics Engineering Fundamentals webpage for more information.

Tuition/Fees: 

 

Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $575
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Graduate Certificate Application Fee $50
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Total for Course** $1,755 ($575 x 3 credits = $1,725 + $30 registration fee per semester)

*Applicable when check is returned unpaid.

**Courses can vary from one to six credits; this total represents a standard three-credit course.

For registration information, visit UMass Lowell's website

Accreditation: 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

 

Admissions: 

Admission to all graduate programs at UMass Lowell is contingent upon successful completion of a bachelor's degree. No Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for graduate certificate programs. Credits earned from a graduate certificate may be used towards a related graduate degree with the approval of the graduate program coordinator. Students who complete a UMass Lowell graduate certificate with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better may be able to waive the GRE when applying to a related master's degree. Graduate certificate programs must be completed within a five-year period with a minimum 3.0 grade point average and no more than one course with a grade below B. Courses completed for one certificate may not be used for other certificates.

For more information about UMass Lowell's graduate admissions process, visit uml.edu/grad.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on certificate program, matriculation and course status. Please contact the Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 or email financialaidquestions@uml.edu to determine eligibility.

Request Information

Contact: 
UMass Lowell Advising Center
Phone: 
978-934-2474
Campus: 
Lowell
Level: 
Graduate
Type: 
Certificate
Credits: 
12
Tuition Per Credit: 
$575
Format: 
Online
Subject: 
Business Management
Science, Engineering and Math