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The Cockrell School’s Certificate in Humanitarian Engineering provides undergraduate students with a multidisciplinary program that allows them to focus their learning around communities that need their help the most — from low-income populations to people with special needs. Students who pursue the certificate commit themselves to building better, safer, stronger communities by developing innovative solutions that improve lives.

Administered through the Cockrell School’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, the program combines technical and non-technical coursework with project-based initiatives and includes course options in the colleges and schools of Liberal Arts, Communication, Natural Sciences, Engineering and more. The certificate consists of 18 credit hours, and students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher to fulfill the certificate. The program is open to all undergraduate students in the Cockrell School.

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