Oct 03, 2023  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
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Polymers and Coatings [Graduate Certificate]

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New Program [Fall 2021]

The Graduate Certificate in Polymers and Coatings is a fully online five-course curriculum designed to prepare professionals who understand and apply the key theoretical concepts and practical aspects of polymers and coatings technology. This program is beneficial to manufacturing or user industries of paints, coatings, inks, composites, and related products.

Students can transfer all of their certificate courses completed with at least a C+ grade to the Polymers and Coatings Technology [M.S.]  program.

This is a designated STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) program.

Online Education for Out-of-State Students (SARA)  

This program is available online. International applicants should check with International Admissions or program advisor before applying.

Program Admission

Graduate School Application

After reviewing the admission requirements below, please select the appropriate application. The University is transitioning application platforms; pay close attention when selecting the application below.

The program you are applying to may not accept applicants every semester.

For additional information regarding the application process, please see Graduate Admissions or International Admissions.

Admission Requirements

Minimum Graduate School Requirements

A four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or an equivalent degree from a non-U.S. institution. In addition, a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale, or 3.0 in the last half of the undergraduate program, is required for full admission. Applicants who do not meet minimum admission requirements may be considered for conditional admission. See International Admissions for international applicant requirements.

School Information

Engineering Philip Rufe, Interim Director | 111 Sill Hall, 734.487.2040, prufe@emich.edu​

Advisor Information

Vijay Mannari​, Ph.D., 118 Sill Hall, 734.487.2040, vmannari@emich.edu

Degree Requirements: 15 hours

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