Construction Materials Testing, Certificate


Certificate in Materials Testing (299106C)

The purpose of the certificate program in Materials Testing is to train individuals in the processes and procedures involved in standardized laboratory testing of construction related materials. This certificate may be earned independently of earning a degree, but all coursework can be applied to an AAS degree or the BS degree in Construction Engineering Technology.

Some courses required for this certificate require that students have taken MATH:154 and PHYS:261 as a prerequisite.

The following information has official approval of The Department of Civil Engineering and The College of Engineering and Polymer Science, but is intended only as a guide. Completion of this certificate is contingent upon many factors, including but not limited to: class availability, total number of required credits, work schedule, finances, family, course drops/withdrawals, successfully passing courses, prerequisites, among others.

The following courses constitute a “Certificate in Materials Testing” and must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 overall for the certificate to be noted on the student’s record.


Required Courses16
Total Hours16

Required Courses 

COET:225Strength of Materials3
COET:237Materials Testing I2
COET:238Materials Testing II2
COET:354Foundation Construction Methods3
COET:246Site Engineering3
Total Hours16