At Tufts, we provide the opportunity for academically talented, highly motivated adult students, with at least a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree (BS or BA) in any discipline with the appropriate mathematics and science background, to enhance their learning in our certificate programs.

Tufts' practice-oriented certificate programs consist of four or five graduate courses, primarily offered in the late afternoon or evening. Graduate courses are taught by award-winning, tenured professors in Tufts School of Engineering, as well as by industry professionals. The certificate credits equal roughly half of the credits for a master's degree, and many credits will transfer to our graduate programs.

All of our certificate programs can be taken on a part-time basis.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers the following certificate programs: 

    Computer Engineering

    In the certificate program in computer engineering, students gain foundational knowledge in connected systems, networking applications, and computer architecture.

    Data Science

    Apply computing to scientific and engineering analysis and problem solving in this certificate program, using statistics, data visualization, and machine learning.

    Microwave and Wireless Engineering

    Study microwave and wireless engineering concepts that can be applied to cable, broadcast, television, medical, and other commercial uses.

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