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Online professional programs
The College of Engineering is developing professional degrees, certificate programs and other distance learning courses to meet the needs of busy working professionals. Current offerings include: Certification in Practice of Data Analytics, Certification in Practice of Finite Element Principles, Green Building Methods, Introduction to LS-DYNA, and Municipal Planning and Zoning Fundamentals. Learn more.
Online degree programs
Master of Science in Welding Engineering
Ohio State's Welding Engineering program has a long history of supplying top-notch welding engineers to the worldwide manufacturing community. In order to expand the availability of a welding engineering education to a wider audience, an online M.S. Welding Engineering degree program was established in 2003. This program is designed for individuals who are working in welding engineering or a welding-related job and wish to achieve a graduate degree, or obtain graduate credit, in welding engineering. It is also suitable for those who wish to re-train for a welding engineering-related position. Learn more.
Master of Global Engineering Leadership Degree
The Master of Global Engineering Leadership (MGEL) is a degree for practicing engineers who want to increase their technical expertise as well as their management acumen. The MGEL degree makes this possible in a single degree through a distinctive, comprehensive curriculum taught by Ohio State faculty from the colleges of engineering, business, and public policy. Delivered completely online, students choose their pace in the program completing the MGEL degree in 12-28 months, or longer if desired. Learn more.
Master of Engineering Management
Be prepared to lead from any level in your organization with the Master of Engineering Management degree. The 100% online degree will enable you to develop a compelling vision and understanding of how to tackle strategic initiatives and create more value within your organization. Learn new engineering management and business skills and also a better understanding of policy and the business-government relationship—all in one degree! This is made possible through a partnership between the College of Engineering, The Fisher College of Business, and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs. Learn more.