Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Smart Building Systems

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate 
Number of Credits to Completion: 9.0
Instructional Delivery: Campus
Calendar Type: Quarter
Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not Aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 14.0401
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-9041

About the Program

This program will educate post-baccalaureate students with the knowledge and skills necessary for designing new or commissioning existing smart building systems for higher building performance. It integrates courses on the topics of intelligent buildings, building control systems, building energy analytics, human-building interaction, fault detection and diagnosis, machine learning/artificial intelligence etc. to provide students with the scientific and engineering knowledge necessary to make buildings smarter with improved occupant well-being and sustainability. The certificate will train professionals such as architectural, mechanical, electrical, civil, and environmental engineers who do or want to work in the smart buildings industry.

Admission Requirements

ABET accredited undergraduate BS degree in Architectural Engineering or equivalent (i.e., Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, others).

Program Requirements

Required Courses:
AE 510Intelligent Buildings3.0
AE 551Building Energy Systems I3.0
or AE 552 Building Energy Systems II
AE 555Data Acquisition and Analytics in Built Environment3.0
Total Credits9.0

Sample Plan of Study

First Year
FallCreditsWinterCreditsSpringCredits
AE 5553.0AE 5103.0AE 551 or 5523.0
 3 3 3
Total Credits 9
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