Online Certifications & Short Courses
Obtain a better understanding of the fundamentals of data analytics, data mining, and statistical methods to extract meaning from large datasets, and strategic decision-making applications. Learn more!
The Certification in Practice of Finite Element Principles (CPFEP) is a 100% online, non-credit, four-course certification program provided by The Ohio State University College of Engineering SimCenter. The program is designed for engineers and other practioners who wish to learn more and increase their skills in Finite Element Principles. Learn more!
Learn about green building methods, techniques and practices and how they can be applied to planning practice. This course focuses on concepts associated with Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design®, (LEED®), that recognizes building practices that save money, reduce water consumption, improve indoor air quality, make better material choices, and overall have less negative impacts to the environment. Learn more!
Introduction to LS-DYNA is a 100% online short course that introduces individuals to the nonlinear finite element solver (explicit time integration) offered by Livermore Software Technology Corporation (LSTC). This course is designed for engineers in industries such as automotive, aerospace, construction, or defense who are interested in implementing LS-DYNA into their workflow. Learn more!
MATLAB is widely used in industry for data analysis, simulation and other areas of engineering computation, but it is typically not covered in academic coursework or online courses beyond an introductory level. The “MATLAB Programming for Engineering” course provides working engineers with the in-depth knowledge of the MATLAB programming language and built-in numerical analysis capabilities needed to solve real engineering problems. This course is intended for practicing engineers who want to use MATLAB as a practical problem solving tool. Learn more!
Municipal Planning and Zoning Fundamentals introduces students to city planning concepts, municipal governance, and public service. Offered by the City and Regional Planning Program at The Ohio State University, this training prepares local leaders to guide their municipalities and promote civil discourse in their communities. Learn more!
The Remote Pilot Exam Prep Training course is a workforce development program designed for individuals who want to either earn their FAA Remote Pilot Certificate or simply gain new knowledge in order to operate their small unmanned aerial vehicle (sUAS) with more confidence. This course will prepare participants to take the FAA Remote Pilot written test. Learn more!