What will I learn?

Program Objective

The University of Texas at Arlington is pleased to offer a Graduate Certificate in Automotive Engineering through the Arnold E. Petsche Center for Automotive Engineering. This certificate confirms the student’s commitment to automotive engineering and the learning experience gained from being a contributing team member of a student design competition. Students shall be awarded the Graduate Certificate for Automotive Engineering by the College of Engineering and the Graduate School upon satisfactory completion of the certificate requirements with an overall grade point average of 3.0.

Academic Requirements

Participants must satisfactorily complete 12 hours of required courses according to the following criteria:

9 hours from the following list: 9

ME 5340


ME 5358

Racecar Engineering

ME 5359


No more than 3 hours from the following list: 23

ME 5341


EE 5313


Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (12 hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,620.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 January 2022


College of Engineering

634 Nedderman Hal,

416 Yates Street,



76019, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Completion of all prerequisites, including a Bachelor of Science with a major in Nursing from an ACEN- or CCNE-accredited program GRE not required for students with a 3.0 GPA or higher Undergraduate (basic) statistics course with a minimum grade of "C" Probationary admission: GRE required for applicants with a 2.8-2.99 GPA with minimum score of 149 on the verbal section, 141 on the quantitative section, or 3.5 on the analytical writing section (best 2 of 3 sections) Applicants must possess an unencumbered RN license. Two years of clinical experience in registered nursing is required International students: Must have two years clinical experience in a U.S. (or equivalent) healthcare system

For international students

Students wishing to enroll only in the Graduate Certificate in Automotive Engineering but NOT a graduate degree program may apply for admission to UT Arlington as a non-degree seeking student. The GRE is not necessary. Admission to the certificate program allows participants to take the specific courses approved for the certificate program. Student is not allowed to take courses in excess of those required for the certificate. A Bachelor’s degree in engineering with a GPA of 2.8 is required for admission through the Graduate School.

For applicants whose native language is not English, a minimum score of 550 on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (or a minimum score of 213 on a computer-based test, or a minimum score of 79 on an internet-based test) or a minimum score of 40 on the Test of Spoken English.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Texas At Arlington

Anyone who seeks to become a success in their career will find that UTA has the staff and learning facilities to help them achieve their goals.

  • One of the top research institutions in the US
  • Diverse campus with students from 100 countries
  • Outstanding facilities across a 420-acre campus
  • Excellent graduate prospects

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