UMass Lowell's Certificate Program in Computer Assisted Manufacturing is designed for those who have basic drawing experience and want to expand their knowledge in the latest industry-standard CAD software applications that are in use today.

The courses in this certificate program can be counted towards UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology.

Note: Students who do not have drawing experience must take Engineering Graphics (not currently offered online at UMass Lowell) or an equivalent course from an accredited institution of higher education.

Courses for this certificate program are available throughout the year, during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. You can take one course per semester or several, depending upon your own personal time constraints.

Program Highlights:

  • 100% online
  • Top-notch faculty
  • UMass Lowell’s online programs have won numerous national awards for excellence

Learn More About This Program:
To receive more information, fill out the Request Information form.

Sample a Course

For more information, visit UMass Lowell's Certificate Program in Computer Assisted Manufacturing webpage.



Type of Fee Amount
Fee Per Credit $380
Registration Fee Per Semester $30
Returned Check Fee Per Semester* $30
Late Fee for Nonpayment $50
Total for Course** $1,170 ($380 x 3 credits = $1,140 + $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


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



Applicants will be required to have either their official high school transcript, HiSET®, GED® or their most recent college transcript sent to UMass Lowell. Undergraduate certificate applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, and there is no fee to apply. Upon acceptance, notification will be sent to students.

Financial Aid: 

Availability of financial aid varies depending on certificate program, matriculation and course status. Please contact UMass Lowell's Financial Aid Office at 978-934-4220 to determine eligibility.