Nanoscience is the study of small things, and advances in this field make it possible to create innovations such as ultra-small senses, advanced drug delivery systems, and novel materials. Nanoscience requires broad knowledge in chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, and engineering. The Graduate Certificate in Nanoscience program allows students with STEM bachelor’s degrees to continue their study and understand the fundamental concepts in nanoscience and prepare them for their future careers related to this ever-expanding field.

For information regarding deadlines and requirements for admission, please see the Guide to Graduate Admissions.

A baccalaureate degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Biology, or a closely related STEM field.

Certificate Program Requirements:

Required: 12 credit hours*

Required Courses (6 credits)
NAN 616 Principles of Nanoscience I: Physical, Chemical, and Biological Foundations 3
NAN 617 Principles of Nanoscience II: Analytical, Statistical, and Computational Foundations 3
Elective Courses (6 credits)
Select two courses (6 credits) of electives from NAN graduate courses ** 6
Total Credit Hours 12