6 Courses Required

The Medical Device Engineering Certificate is designed to provide the core knowledge and fundamental skills required for those involved and or entering the field of medical devices design, manufacturing, quality control, biomaterials, biocompatibility, and European and U.S. FDA regulatory approvals. This program is intended for new graduates in areas related to medical device engineering, professionals seeking advancement in their position or to upgrade skills, managers and leaders of technical teams in medical devices, team members who want to understand the scope of their projects, and suppliers to the medical device industry. The certificate consists of 6 courses totaling 24 units, including 5 required courses and at least one elective course.

Department of Engineering & Technology
(310) 825-4100

Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $150.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $5,700.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $720.00
Estimated Total Cost: $6,570.00**

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

**Costs are approximate and subject to change without notice. Estimates are based on the candidacy fee, course fees, and estimated textbook fees, but do not include additional expenses such as parking.

Internship Available: No

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Certificate in Medical Device Engineering


Minimum Required

Students must complete one elective course from either the Biotechnology Engineering Certificate Program or the Lean Six Sigma Series Program (4 units)