Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Graduate Certificate: Safety Engineering Program-At-A-Glance
  • Department and Director
    • Offered On-Campus and 100% Online
  • Credits and Program Duration
    • Average Time to Complete Certificate Program: 20 months
    • Credit Hours Required: 15 credits or five courses
  • Who Should Apply?
    • BS in Engineering from an ABET accredited university program
    • BS in other field plus a minimum of three years of industry experience
      • NOTE: Candidates with other educational and professional backgrounds will be considered on an individual basis. Additional coursework may be required to ensure skill set necessary for success in the program.
    • Accepts Part-Time and Full-Time Students
  • Application Requirements
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • NO GRE score required for certificates
    • Unofficial transcripts to apply
  • Application Deadlines
    • Domestic students have up to 60 days before the start of the term to apply for admission to the Graduate School of Engineering. International students must meet the following application deadlines:
      • March 01 - Fall Semester
      • July 01 - Spring Semester
      • February 01 - Summer Semester
  • Online Features
    • Identical content to our on-campus curriculum
    • Taught by the same expert faculty as our on-campus classes
    • Convenience to attend lectures online after work hours or view a recorded lecture
  • Costs
    • Online graduate students are offered an in-state, per-credit part-time tuition rate regardless of state of residence. Please contact Stephanie Opalinski at stephanie.opalinski@pitt.edu for further information on tuition costs for online students. Click here to learn more about Pitt's program tuition rates.
    • Group tuition rates are available to qualifying organizations. Click here to learn more about Pitt's Corporate Partnerships.