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Functional Safety Engineering for Automotive

Professional Certificate

Gain the skills you need for a career in automotive functional safety engineering

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About the Functional Safety Engineering for Automotive Program


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  • Live Online
  • In-Person
  • Online
  • Hybrid
  • Number of courses: 4 Required Courses
  • Total Units: 12

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Automotive Functional Safety DesignEE-40190

Units: 3.00


Apply modeling methods to the technical safety concept.Automotive Functional Safety Design course provides the best practices in designing safety functions within safety-related systems in modern vehi...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Functional Safety SoftwareEE-40193

Units: 3.00


Learn about Automotive softwareThis course expands on the overall role software plays in modern technical systems, with emphasis on next-generation vehicle designs where software takes the dominating ...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer

Safety Verification and ValidationEE-40192

Units: 3.00


Verification and validation processes and assessments.Verification and validation are deemed essential from the standpoint of communication, legal approval, and product placement.Participants in this ...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring

Automotive Functional Safety Capstone ProjectEE-40191

Units: 3.00


Participants in this capstone course will have the opportunity to apply all the knowledge acquired in the previous courses and in the Functional Safety Fundamental for Automotive certificate to a spec...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered: Winter, Summer
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In Partnership with NIT

The Functional Safety Program has been developed in collaboration with NIT and their team of experts.

NIT is established as a research and education institution, providing high-quality professional education through industry courses in the fields of computer engineering, consumer electronics, artificial intelligence, automotive, industrial systems, functional safety and more.

Advisory Board

Upkar Dhaliwal

VP Technology and Strategy

Assured Wireless Corporation.

Sean Felker

Functional Safety Lead

Brain Corp.

Rahul Gulati

Principal Engineer

Qualcomm Automotive Group

Sylvia Herbert, Dr.


UCSD School of Engineering, MAE department

Ivan Kastelan, Dr.

Professor and Senior Researcher

RT-RK Computer Based Systems Institute, Novi Sad, Serbia

Nebojsa Pjevalica, Dr.

Professor and System Architect at RT-RK CBS Institute

Faculty of Technical Science, University of Novi Sad

Nikola Teslic, Dr.

Professor and CTO

TTTech Automotive, Vienna

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This certificate requires an application before taking any courses. There will be a $0 fee to apply to this program. Students will also be required to pay a $95 certificate fee upon enrollment into the program after acceptance. View the complete Certificate Registration and Candidacy Guidelines.