Online Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems

Online Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems

Build hardware. Build software. Build embedded systems.

Earn your Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems, online at UMass Amherst.

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Get the training you need to compete in one of tech’s fastest-growing areas with the Online Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems. Designed for engineers who want to gain expertise in the computer systems embedded within every electronic product, this fully online program shows you how to design and build the smart, connected systems of the future.

The five-course, 15-credit Online Graduate Certificate in Embedded Systems provides hands-on experience in building embedded systems, from choosing the precise combination of hardware and software components to putting your design together. Students in the program have built everything from augmented reality whiteboards to smart carts that check out orders as you shop.


Our online programs keep pace with the latest trends, which we explore every day at the UMass Amherst College of Engineering, a leading flagship of experiential education and groundbreaking research.


With the fast pace of technological innovation and automation of various production processes, demand for electrical and electronics engineers is projected to grow steadily through 2026.


Designed to be completed in one year. Take two courses in the fall, two in the spring and wrap up in the summer. Or move at your own pace, spreading courses out over more semesters.