The Non-Degree Option (NDO) makes it possible for qualified working professionals to enroll in Stanford graduate-level classes on a course-by-course basis. NDO students may take individual courses, work toward a graduate certificate, or take courses that would later count toward a master's degree (if the student applies and is admitted to the MS program). This program is offered in partnership with the Stanford Center for Professional Development (SCPD).
The following graduate certificates are currently offered in Electrical Engineering:
Did You Know?
• Due to classroom space limitations, students enrolled in courses through NDO are expected to complete courses entirely online.
• Applications are accepted for autumn, winter, spring, and summer. See above for the dates when the application will open and close for each quarter.
• Up to 18 units of coursework taken through NDO may be applied toward the master's degree requirements at Stanford, if the student later applies and is admitted to the Honors Cooperative Program or full-time MS program.