Online Certificate in Computer Assisted Manufacturing
The Certificate in Computer Assisted Manufacturing is designed for those with basic drawing experience who want to expand their knowledge of the latest computer aided design (CAD) software applications. All courses completed in this online certificate program may be applied to UMass Lowell's Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology.
One Success Leads to Another
Apply credits from lower credentials to higher ones. Our programs are designed to build upon themselves:
- Note: Students who do not have drawing experience must take MTEC.1010 Engineering Graphics (not currently offered online at UMass Lowell) or equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education.
Required Courses (4 / 12cr)
- MTEC.2000 Computer Aided Drafting (CADrf) - AutoCAD® - Available Summer 2023!
- MTEC.4800 Computer Aided Design - AutoDesk® Inventor™
- MTEC.4840 Introduction to Pro/ENGINEER
- MTEC.4850 Introduction to SolidWorks
Online students will need access to a Windows-based PC running Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional, Windows 2000 (SP4 or newer). Students should also check directly with the software vendors for more information on system requirements for the various software applications mentioned above. Additional course-specific software purchases may be necessary.
Undergraduate Certificate Requirements
Students enrolled in UMass Lowell certificate programs must complete all courses and maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or better to earn the certificate. All certificate courses must be completed within a five-year period.
Students who successfully complete the certificate program should submit a Certificate Petition Form to have their certificate mailed to them.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition at UMass Lowell is typically half the cost of private colleges, and our online tuition is among the lowest in the nation. Tuition for online programs offered through the Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies is the same whether you live in-state, out-of-state or outside of the U.S.
Summer 2023 Tuition
|Cost Per Credit||Cost Per 3-Credit Course*|
|On Campus Lowell||$340||$1,020|
|On Campus Haverhill||$300||$900|
|Term Registration Fee||$30|
Please note: Tuition and fees are subject to change.
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Applying into an Undergraduate Certificate Program
Apply to an undergraduate certificate program using the Online Application Form or by printing and completing the Undergraduate Certificate Application Form in .pdf file format. Applicants will be required to have either their official high school transcript, HiSET®, GED® or their most recent college transcript if applicable, sent to Graduate, Online & Professional Studies at the address below. Applications, transcripts, and other correspondence should be sent to:
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Division of Graduate, Online & Professional Studies
839 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor
Lowell, MA 01854
Undergraduate certificate applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and there is no fee to apply. You will be notified upon acceptance.
Questions Regarding Your Undergraduate Application?
Email OCE_Admissions@uml.edu or call 978-934-2474.
For General Assistance:
Call the Advising Center at 978-934-2474 or 800-480-3190. Our academic advisors are here to help!