Certificate in Controls


The requirements for the Certificate in Controls include the following:

  • Acceptance to the program
  • Enrollment in a graduate program in a participating department
  • Completion of at least four courses (12 units) with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 that are approved by the program director and completion of requirements for a graduate degree in a participating department
  • Courses that apply toward the degree must be taken with the credit/letter grade option. The program must be consistent with the residency and other applicable requirements of Washington University and the McKelvey School of Engineering.

Required courses:

ESE 520Probability and Stochastic Processes3
ESE 551Linear Dynamic Systems I3
ESE 553Nonlinear Dynamic Systems3
Total Units9

One of the following courses:

ESE 415Optimization3
ESE 425Random Processes and Kalman Filtering3
ESE 543Control Systems Design by State Space Methods3
ESE 547Robust and Adaptive Control3

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