Online Polymer Science and Engineering (Certificate)

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Dr. Ray Pearson's research focuses on the fracture of polymeric materials


This 12-credit graduate level online certificate program in Polymer Science Engineering is designed to meet the needs of working engineers and scientists who are seeking professional advancement in this growing field. Our certificate program accommodates technical professionals in the plastics and plastics-related industries to further enhance their knowledge of polymer science and engineering. This certificate option compliments (an serves as an alternative to) our master's degree program in polymer science and engineering. 


Admission requirements include: a B.S. degree in chemistry, physics, or any branch of engineering and an undergraduate GPA of 2.80 or higher. 


Students must take at 12 credits of graduate work. Electives may vary from year to year. 

Program Director

Professor Raymond Pearson

Phone: 610-758-3857 


Tuition & Fees

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Graduate Handbook

Check out the Graduate Student Handbook for policies regarding academics, graduate student life, etc.

Questions & Inquiries

For futher questions, inquiries, or questions regarding requirements, please contact the Graduate Coordinator, Lisa Arechiga at or at 610-758-4222.