Graduate Certificate & Training Programs

Duke Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science graduate students may participate in these graduate certificate and training programs.


SOAR Aerospace Graduate Certificate

Students in Duke Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science PhD programs can expand their learning experience through the Studies and Opportunities in Aerospace Research (SOAR) Aerospace Graduate CertificateThe globally recognized faculty within the SOAR  program are experts in structures and dynamics, aerodynamics, acoustics, and mathematical and computational methods. Learn more »

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 »