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    May 29, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Reliability and Maintainability Engineering Graduate Certificate, Electrical Engineering Concentration

The program is designed primarily for part-time students in that all of the courses are available through distance education.


Electrical Engineering

Campus Code

Knoxville Campus

Distance Education

Graduate Certificate Type



Credit Hours Required

12 graduate credit hours

Required Courses

  • Select one graduate course from
    • Chemical and Biomedical Engineering CBE 483  
    • Industrial Engineering IE 483  
    • Mechanical Engineering ME 483  or
    • Nuclear Engineering NE 483  and
  • Select one graduate course from
  • Select two graduate elective courses from a list of courses provided by the participating departments
    • Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE)
    • Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (ECE)
    • Industrial and Systems Engineering (IE)
    • Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering (AE, BME, ME)
    • Nuclear Engineering (NE)
  • Currently, the available graduate elective courses are

The selection of elective courses is determined through an advising conference with each individual student, and is based on the student’s personal interests, academic background, and work experience.

Non-Course Requirements

To receive the certificate, students must:
1) complete the Graduate Certificate Course Verification Form (located on the Graduate School webpage under the Forms Central tab) and
2) through MyUTK, apply to graduate from the certificate program.