The Rackham Certificate in Engineering Education Research provides a way for engineering doctoral students to learn and practice the skills needed to be proficient in the field of EER. It requires 9 credit hours of coursework (with a B average) and a related engineering education research project. Effective Fall, 2019, the requirements are as listed here:

Engineering graduate students who have completed at least one term in a Rackham program and are in good academic standing are invited to apply at any time. Students should apply prior to completing the requirements to ensure the plan of study is approved.

Credit Requirement

Category# of Courses# of Credits
Engineering Education Core (EER 601 and EER 602)26
Research Methods Core13-5
Total3 or more9 (minimum)

* In addition to the required coursework, students completing the Rackham certificate are expected to complete an approved EER project equivalent to 3 credits.

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