A joint certificate program between Smead Aerospace and the Department of Electrical, Computer & Energy Engineering. This certificate fills an industry need in Colorado and beyond for cross disciplinary graduate level education in aerospace and electrical engineering. 

The program is open to new and current degree-seeking  Aerospace Engineering Sciences (AES) and Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering (ECEE) students. This certificate is not available to non-matriculated students. 

Additional certificate information can be found on the department's Radio Frequency Engineering for Aerospace Certificate webpage.

Distance Education Option

Students can take individual courses toward a master's degree or graduate certificate through distance education (online). For more information, connect with the individual graduate program directly.


Admissions Requirements

Candidates for admission must be a matriculated graduate student in the AES or ECEE departments. For certificate application and more details, visit the AES Certificates webpage.

This certificate is co-managed by AES and ECEE. Students must follow the rules and policies of each department. Courses from already awarded degrees cannot be used to fulfill certificate requirements.

Certificate Requirements

Required Courses
ECEN 5134Electromagnetic Radiation and Antennas 13
or ECEN 5104 Passive Microwave Circuits
ECEN 5634Microwave and RF Laboratory3
ASEN 5090Introduction to Global Navigation Satellite Systems3
Choose one of the courses below, depending on major:3
Spacecraft Design (required for ECEE majors)
Electromagnetic Waves and Transmission (required for AES majors)
Elective Courses
Choose two:6
Electromagnetic Radiation and Antennas 2
Passive Microwave Circuits
Electromagnetic Theory
Computational Electromagnetics
Radar and Remote Sensing
AES Grad Projects 3
Total Credit Hours18