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Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Evaluation

Technology is playing a transformative role in operations across industry. Miami University's new Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Certificate program provides the technical knowledge and applied skills you need to analyze, adopt, and effectively use advanced manufacturing methods, including the most current 3D fabrication techniques. Designed for both current students and industry professionals, this certificate program includes options for both course work and/or in-person hands-on workshops with expert instruction.

Quick Facts

2-12 months

Duration (1-2 weeks for in-person hands-on workshops, 4-6 weeks per online course; and up to 12 months for the certificate)

4-6 hrs/week

Time commitment for online courses; 20-40 hours weekly for in-person, hands-on workshops

June 28*

Next program start date for online courses. *For details on workshops, contact AIMM@miamioh.edu.

$515**

Cost per credit hour (**$1,400 for each in-person, hands-on workshop)

Pathways tailored to your goals

Broad course offerings and à la carte selection mean you can take individual courses as needed, or build toward a 12 credit certificate. Hone in on the specific areas of interest most suited to your career goals. Practicum courses provide hands-on experience in various topics including materials testing, additive manufacturing, and quality.

Prepare for success with hands-on learning

This program offers a strong preparation experience for current students anticipating an internship or co-op involving advanced manufacturing. Students and professionals can gain hands-on experience to learn about the capabilities of emerging technologies. You'll also have the opportunity to discuss application specifics with researchers in the field.

Get Started with Admission

To earn the Advanced Manufacturing certificate, you'll first need to apply as a non-degree seeking student. You must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be in good standing in all respects at all schools previously attended, and have either graduated from high school or completed a GED.

Invest in Your Future

Miami University has been named a top 100 best value nationwide by Forbes and Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and our Oxford campus ranked top 20 online college for return on investment by OnlineU. The Advanced Manufacturing certificate costs $515 per credit hour for online courses and $1,400 for each in-person, hands-on workshop.

Curriculum

Complete two credits for a skill-specific badge, six credits for a microcredential, or any combination of 12 credits for a certificate.

Advanced Materials Concentration

Title

Credit Hours

Material Characterization Techniques

1.0

ASTM Codes

0.5

Sample Preparation Methods, Data Collection and Analysis (in-person workshop)

1.0

Practicum Material Testing and Sample Preparation

1.5

Dynamic Testing of Materials (DMA)

1.0

Dynamic Scanning Calorimetry (DSC)

0.5

Microscopy (AFM, SEM, TEM) Applied to Material Property and Failure Evaluation

1.0

Practicum Advanced Material Testing

1.5

Biomaterials

1.0

Composite Materials

1.0

Fundamentals of Tribology

1.0

Equipment and Testing Protocols for Wear of Materials

1.0

Total Credit Hours

12

Advanced Manufacturing Processes Concentration: Emerging Tools and Technologies

Title

Credit Hours

Overview of Traditional Manufacturing Processes

2.0

Practicum Traditional Manufacturing Process

2.0

Design, Modeling and Simulation for Additive Manufacturing

1.0

Process Overview and Advances in 3D Printing of Polymers and Metals

1.0

Practicum: Additive Manufacturing

2.0

Overview of Advanced Manufacturing Processes

1.0

Fundamentals of Micro-manufacturing

0.5

Fundamentals of Nano-manufacturing

0.5

Quality, Metrology

1.0

Practicum: Advanced Manufacturing Processes

1.0

Total Credit Hours

12

Get Ahead of Tomorrow's Technology

Take the first step towards earning a Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing and Materials Evaluation.