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2016-2017 Graduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Subsea Engineering Certificate

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Colleges  > Cullen College of Engineering  > Department of Mechanical Engineering  > Subsea Engineering Program > Subsea Engineering Certificate

Who Should Apply?

Practicing engineers and recent Bachelor of Science in engineering graduates are qualified to apply. The curriculum advances both the science and engineering of subsea systems. The participants will gain a solid, diverse knowledge base in subsea engineering as well as an understanding of industry best practices and state and federal regulations governing them. The courses are part of a graduate engineering program and are taught at the graduate level.

Student Qualifications

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering related field is required.
  • The Advanced Subsea Engineering Certificate is only available for Spring admissions.
  • The Subsea Engineering Certificate program is not intended for F-1 Visa Holders for Fall admissions. However, F-1 Visa Holders are eligible for Spring admissions to the Subsea Engineering Certificate program.
  • The GRE exam is waived for Subsea Engineering Certificate applicants.

Application Information

For full details on the application process, visit the Subsea Engineering Certificate admissions page. 

Status Selection

Certificate Only Option - The Subsea Engineering Certificate is a graduate level, non-degree option certificate.


Certificate in Subsea Engineering

Restricted electives are selected among the following classes:

Restricted Electives

Subsea Engineering Courses Mechanical Engineering Courses*
   MECE 63XX, Selected Courses requiring approval from the Program Director
SUBS 6370 - Computational Methods & Design Experiments       
SUBS 6380 - Subsea Systems     

*ONE MECE science based graduate course may be taken in each certificate and would thus replace one Subsea Engineering course per certificate.

* Only three Subsea courses will transfer to the MS Subsea Engineering  Program.

See also: Advanced Subsea Engineering Certificate .


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