The University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering today announced a new program of professional short courses beginning in July 2009.
The initiative “fills an important need for the engineering community, aimed at enabling professionals to bring themselves quickly up to speed on emerging technologies,” said Viterbi School Associate Dean Kelly Goulis. “Courses will be taught by faculty and leading practitioners in the field, and will provide tools that can be immediately utilized in hospitals, offices, factories and worksites.”
The initial short courses are two- to three-day programs falling into four areas. They include:
Health Care Management and Engineering
Industrial Systems and Engineering Management
Astronautics and Space Technologies
Civil and Construction Engineering
Over the past 35 years, thousands of professionals have utilized the Viterbi School’s Distance Education Network to earn their M.S. degree or graduate certificate. DEN allows engineers to earn their degree from the school without having to set foot on campus. “Our professional non-degree programs are another way we can continue to serve the engineering community,” said Goulis.
Complete information about the courses is available at http://viterbi.usc.edu/professionalprograms