Online Graduate Certificate Semiconductor Processing
Arizona State University’s semiconductor processing graduate certificate online prepares students for careers in engineering and equipment manufacturing. You will learn the tools and techniques needed to create modern-day electronics. Plus, our certificate provides an opportunity for professional development if you are currently employed in semiconductor manufacturing or another related field.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 5
Weeks per class: 7.5-15
Total credit hours: 15
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What is a semiconductor processing certificate?
Our semiconductor processing certificate is an academic program for graduate students who want to learn the process of creating semiconductor devices.
Semiconductor device manufacturing is an extensive set of fabrication processes used to manufacture electronic devices on the micrometer and nanometer length scales. These include wafer processing plus front and back-end operations and assembly. Semiconductor devices refer to pieces of hardware that rely on the electronic properties of a semiconductor material. Examples include solar cells, light emitting diodes, transistors and more.
This online graduate certificate program in semiconductor processing and manufacturing prepares you for a career in the manufacture of these essential devices and in semiconductor fabrication equipment manufacturing. Semiconductor fabrication equipment manufacturing is the creation of the various tools and processes needed to manufacture semiconductor devices.
What will I learn in a semiconductor processing graduate certificate course?
In the semiconductor processing certificate, you will learn how to make the devices that enable the use of modern-day electronics. Our curriculum includes basic and advanced topics in electrical engineering, industrial engineering and materials science and engineering. You will also learn how to apply these principles to semiconductor processing problems.
Semiconductor processing classes
This program covers both basic and advanced topics in engineering, math and science. Skills learned are applied to the manufacture of semiconductor devices. Examples of courses include:
Advanced Silicon Processing
Design Engineering Experiments
Advanced Materials Characterization
Semiconductor Device Theory I
Semiconductor Process/Device Simulation
Fundamentals of Solid State Devices
Semiconductor Facilities/Cleanroom Practice
What jobs will I get with a semiconductor processing certificate?
This program is meant to focus on a specific skill set and is designed to provide students with expertise needed in specialized fields. Upon completion of this program, graduates may go on to work as:
Semiconductor processing certificate admission requirements
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.
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