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Materials Science Post-Associate Certificate

The Materials Science Post-Associate Certificate is designed for working technical professionals who need specific training in metallurgical technologies or laboratory practices.

This program is geared toward part-time students and will enhance the student's ability to contribute in metallurgical technology and laboratory settings. In addition, the program will benefit certain personnel in management, supervision, sales, quality, purchasing, or other materials-related technical support functions.

Prior to admission, students must have earned a minimum of an accredited associate degree in applied science.

The post-associate certificate is awarded upon successful completion of 16 credit hours (exact number may vary slightly due to credit value or content of courses).

Schoolcraft program code # PAC.00179
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Sample Plan

Completion of a minimum of 16 credit hours is required.
A student is required to take the three courses listed below:

A student may choose from any of the courses listed below:

Courses can be taken through independent study.

* These classes are offered on a rotational basis. Contact Metallurgy faculty for current and projected offerings.

Not all courses are offered each semester.  Students should work with an academic advisor or counselor to develop a schedule that will work for them.

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