This industry-relevant certificate provides professionals with the opportunity to reach a demonstrated level of competence in tools and techniques for making better decisions related to risk management, systems modeling, optimization, analysis and problem solving. The graduate certificate may act as a standalone graduate option for post-baccalaureate and post-masters students, or may be pursued concurrently with a related graduate degree program at UNC Charlotte. The twelve credit hours in the certificate may be applied to the graduate programs in the Systems Engineering and Engineering Management (SEEM) department per approval of the department Program Director.

Courses are available in both on-campus and online formats. This program accepts students in fall, spring and summer semesters.