Certificate in Biomaterials Engineering
Students seeking this certificate must be admitted as an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering in a degree program status. All WSU policies relative to admissions apply.
International students will not be issued an I-20 visa for pursuing a certificate program only. They may obtain this certificate only while concurrently pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering at WSU.
Students should contact the coordinator of the certificate program or the department chair where the certificate is offered to inform them of their interest in enrolling in the program. Students pursuing the undergraduate certificate must file an application for admission to the certificate program before half of the required credit hours are obtained.
This certificate program is not eligible for Title IV (federal financial aid) funding. This certificate has not been specified as a gainful employment program.
The program requires satisfactory completion of 15 credit hours, three required courses and two elective courses from the listed approved elective courses. A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.000 must be maintained for all courses comprising the certificate program and no grades below C.
|Required Courses (9 credit hours)|
|BME 477||Introduction to Biomaterials||3|
|BME 771||Polymer Processing and Technology||3|
|BME 777||Biodegradable Materials||3|
|Approved Elective Courses|
|Select two of the following approved elective courses||6|
|Polymer Materials and Engineering|
|Polymeric Composite Materials|
|Independent Study and Research (subject to approval by the certificate program coordinator)|
|Total Credit Hours||15|