Certificates & Training Programs

Certificates

Certificate in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

The Certificate Program in Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering — a multidisciplinary certificate program integrates engineering, the life sciences, and medicine. The research focus of the program is the interaction of proteins, cells and tissues with materials and drugs in natural biological processes, and in the medical diagnosis and therapy. Learn more »

Certificate in Photonics

The Duke Photonics Certificate Program provides a venue for master's and doctoral (PhD) students to learn more about photonics as a path to interdisciplinary research and technology development. The program is offered through the multidisciplinary Fitzpatrick Institute of Photonics, which is based within the Pratt School of Engineering. Students are encouraged to develop broad and transferable sets of skills in their course work and research activities. Learn more »

Certificate in Nanoscience

Duke MEMS participates in the university-wide Graduate Certificate Program in Nanoscience – which provides an interdisciplinary education in the broad areas of nanoscience and nanomaterials. Learn more »

Training Programs

Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering

Through biotechnology pre-doctoral (PhD) training grant, the Duke Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering (CBTE) supports stipend, tuition and fees for nine pre-doctoral fellows, with The Graduate School at Duke contributing a tenth fellowship for a fellow who is not a United States citizen. Generally, students are awarded a NIH CBTE fellowship during their first or second year of graduate study and are supported for two years. Learn more »

WISeNet Integrated Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT)

The WISeNet Integrative Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) program prepares doctoral (PhD) students for interdisciplinary research in wireless sensor networks. Students in this program are supported for up to two years, and receive a WISeNet graduate certificate upon completion of a PhD from one of the participating departments in the Pratt School of Engineering, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences or Nicholas School of the Environment. Learn more »