SAE/Kettering University Professional Certificate in Automotive Systems
SAE and Kettering University offer a 20-credit Professional Certificate in Automotive Systems. This certificate is available to individuals who want to earn a professional certificate by itself, or to individuals who want to continue on to receive a Master of Science in Engineering with a concentration in Automotive Systems. The Certificate consists of:
- Up to 8 SAE Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or the equivalent of 8-credits. Most SAE technical Seminars and Engineering Academies can be applied
- 12-credits of Kettering courses. Select any 3 courses from the Kettering University MS in Engineering, Automotive Systems course listing.
Students who complete the requirements of the Certificate in Automotive Systems will receive this professional certificate. Additionally, students will have completed half of the requirements for the Kettering University Master of Science in Engineering, Automotive Systems degree, and may apply for admission to complete this master's degree by taking five additional Kettering classes. Students must apply for the MS degree within 4-years of receiving this Certificate.
To apply to the Certificate in Automotive Systems, simply complete the online application by registering at Kettering Graduate Application.
Many SAE Seminars are offered during full-day sessions at SAE's Automotive Headquarters,755 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 1600, Troy, MI. See the listing of scheduled classes. Some SAE courses may be taken during scheduled 2-hour webinar sessions or as self-paced online courses. See SAE's online learning options.
SAE courses that were completed as far back as 5 years ago may apply. To request a transcript of SAE courses taken, contact SAE Customer Service at 1-877-606-7323 (724-776-4970-outside U.S. and Canada) or email: CustomerService@sae.org.