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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lowell , Massachusetts ,United States

Graduate Certificates in Additive Manufacturing (AM) in Radio Frequency (RF) & Microwave (MW) Applications

This four course (12 credit) certificate consists of courses in Polymer Processing, Composite Materials, Microwave Engineering, Antennas. The interdisciplinary, nature of this certificate necessitates courses from three main departments: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Plastics Engineering.

Campus Information

Lowell

UMass Lowell is located in historic mill city of Lowell, Mass., 45-minutes north of Boston, at the intersections of Routes 495, 93 and 3. The birthplace of Jack Kerouac and the Industrial Revolution, Lowell's history echoes all around you. Former mill buildings and cobblestone streets now add charm to a bustling downtown, steps away from the UMass Lowell campus, which boasts a thriving arts scene, a population rich in cultural diversity, and a flair for festivals.

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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

PSW Opportunity

3 Years of PSW

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Proof of having earned a baccalaureate degree in electrical engineering, plastics, or mechanical engineering with emphasis on composite and polymer materials with a GPA of 3.0 or greater.

NOTE: Certificate students who wish to pursue an MS degree upon completion of the certificate, should submit their application for the Master's degree prior to completion of four courses, or 12 credits. Transfer credits are limited at twelve (12) credits, and applying before the completion of the certificate will ensure that all courses taken may be considered for credit towards the Master's degree.