Graduate Certificate in Mechanical Engineering

Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Specialization in Design, Mechanics and Robotics or Thermo-Fluids

Admission Requirements

  The applicants must have a B.S. degree in engineering or a closely-related field from an accredited program.

  Have a GPA of at least 3.0 in the last two years of undergraduate studies, or a GPA of at least 2.5 in conjunction with significant related work experience. No GRE score is required.

Application Form

Complete the APPLICATION FORM (CLICK HERE), sign, scan and send it in PDF format to Dr. Cesar Levy at

Course Requirements

  A total of 18 credit hours (6 three-credit courses) must be completed with a GPA of 3.0 or better to receive the Graduate Certificate in Mechanical Engineering. Two courses (six credits) are core courses and must be taken by all students. The remaining twelve credits (four courses) may be selected from one of two concentration areas.

Core Courses (6 credits)

  EGM 5346 Computational Engineering Analysis (3 credits)

Select one of the following two courses:

  EGM 5354 Finite Element Method Applications in Mechanical Engineering (3 credits)

  EGM 6422 Advanced Analysis of Mechanical Systems (3 credits)

Elective Courses (12 credits)

Select four courses from either Design, Mechanics and Robotics, or Thermo-Fluids concentration area:

Design, Mechanics and Robotics Area

  EML 5385 Identification Techniques of Mechanical Systems

  EML 5505 Smart Machine Design and Development

  EML 5530 Intermediate CAD/CAE

  EGM 5615 Synthesis of Engineering Mechanics

  EML 5808 Control Technology for Robotic Systems

  EML 6805 Advanced Design of Robots

Thermo-Fluids Area

  EML 5103 Intermediate Thermodynamics

  EML 5152 Intermediate Heat Transfer

  EML 5606C Advanced Refrigeration & AC Systems

  EML 5709 Intermediate Fluid Mechanics

  EML 5725 Computational Fluid Dynamics

Dr. Cesar Levy  
Carmen Schenck Florida International University
FIU Engineering Center Engineering Center
Room EC 3254 Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Phone: 305-348-4183 10555 West Flagler Street
E-mail:         Miami, Florida 33174

Department of Mechanical Engineering, FIU, Miami, Florida