Earning a certificate in a specialized area of engineering allows you to broaden your knowledge base beyond your primary area of study. Certificate options are available in the following areas:

Engineering Leadership

Undergraduate certificate in leadership, project management, and/or global perspectives

Engineering for Developing Communities

Graduate certificate offered by the Mortenson Center in Engineering for Developing Communities

Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering

Professional certificates in embedded systems, software engineering, and power electronics offered by the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering


Professional certificates in energy communication networks, network architecture, telecommunications policy, computer and network security, and wireless networks offered by the Interdisciplinary Telecommunications Program

Engineering Management & Entrepreneurship

Various undergraduate and graduate certificates offered by the Engineering Management Program


Undergraduate certificate in Energy and graduate certificate in Energy offered by the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute

Digital Media

Undergraduate certificate and various post-graduate programs offered by the ATLAS Institute

Engineering, Science, and Society

Undergraduate certificate offered by the Herbst Humanities Program

Distance Education

Several of the certificates listed above can be obtained via distance education technologies. For more information on distance learning from the College of Engineering and Applied Science, go to Be Boulder Anywhere.