Nanomedicine, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Nanomedicine is designed for scientists, engineers, and physicians to develop competency and practical skills in the application of nanotechnology to problems in medicine. This program is appropriate for those working in or seeking careers in biotechnology, pharmaceutical, biomedical, or clinical fields. Program participants receive advanced training in the fundamental and applied aspects of nanomedicine, as well as nanomedicine commercialization from bench to bedside. The curriculum includes a variety of activities for scientific and professional development, including lectures, case studies, journal readings, term projects, and close interactions with distinguished faculty and experts drawn from academia, hospitals, industry, and government.

The certificate consists of five nanomedicine (NNMD) courses, totaling 12 semester-hour credits. This is a part-time, 12-credit graduate program that can be completed in as little as two semesters.

Complete all requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.


Core Courses
NNMD 5270Introduction to Nanomedicine Science and Technology3
NNMD 5272Nanomedicine General Seminar1
NNMD 5274Nanomedicine Advanced Seminar1
NNMD 5370Nanomedicine Research Techniques4
NNMD 5470Nano- and Biomedical Commercialization: From Concept to Market3
Students may apply 4 semester hours of elective credit to substitute for NNMD 5370.
Biological Electron Microscopy
Molecular Interactions of Proteins in Biopharmaceutical Formulations
Advances in Nanomaterials
Transport Phenomena
Nanotechnology in Engineering
Drug Design, Evaluation, and Development
Human Physiology and Pathophysiology
Imaging in Medicine and Drug Discovery
Biophysical Methods in Drug Discovery
Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
Biological Physics 1
Pharmacokinetics and Drug Metabolism
Advanced Drug Delivery System
Science, Technology, and Public Policy

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

12 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required