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Optical Sciences

Graduate Certificate

The College of Optical Sciences offers this innovative, flexible academic program to meet the needs of employers and employees within the optics industry.


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.

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Career Level: Graduate Certificate
Degree: Graduate Certificate
College: College of Optical Science

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $1,330
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.