Optical Sciences

Graduate Certificate


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Quick Facts

Credits Required: 15
Cost Per Credit: $1330
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College of Optical Science

Program Details

The professional graduate certificate in Optical Sciences is designed for working professionals who have already earned a bachelor’s, master's or doctoral degree and wish to supplement their knowledge with formal coursework leading to professional certification. The program provides students with the best graduate-level optics education available and offers the opportunity to build a foundation that can count toward a future Master of Science in Optical Sciences degree. The certificate can be completed entirely by distance learning, entirely on campus or in any combination of the two.

*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.

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