Modeling and Simulation Engineering Online

  • Graduate Certificate
  • Batten College of Engineering & Technology
  • Department of Computational Modeling & Simulation Engineering

Do you have an engineering or computer science related background? Broaden your knowledge of modeling and simulation with this interdisciplinary certificate program. 

Certain courses taken for the certificate program may apply to ODU's master's degree in modeling and simulation

Note: This graduate certificate in modeling and simulation engineering is not a "certification" in modeling and simulation. 

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    • 12 credit hours

    You will take two core modeling and simulation courses, one course of your choice that focuses on a particular area in modeling and simulation, and one additional elective.

  • Access course materials online from any location. Some classes will have live, regular online meeting times, while others will not. The instructor may schedule assignments and exams at specific times. All courses follow ODU's regular academic calendar.

  • In-state Virginia Residents
    $599 per credit hour*
    Out-of-state Students
    $623 per credit hour

    Rates are effective Fall 2023 and subject to change.
    * In-state rate assumes residency requirements are met.

With training in modeling and simulation, you'll be prepared for an engineering career in medicine, business, military science, government contracting, serious gaming, and more.

Note: earning a degree from ODU does not guarantee employment in the positions listed above. Explore more career information on our Career Coach website.

You'll have a dedicated academic advisor for this program.

Contact us if you have questions about admission requirements, transferring credits, or application deadlines.

  • To apply, you should have an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution and a mathematical background through calculus, along with a calculus based probability and statistics course. A separate application to the certificate program is required in addition to admission to ODU. Current ODU students are welcome to apply as well. Visit the department web site to download the application.