ANA G. MENDEZ
Photonics Technical Specialists available
for 8-week industry technical internship
The internship is a curriculum requirement for a one-year technical certification at UMET’s Puerto Rico Photonics Institute. It follows the National Center for Optics and Photonics Education guidelines, offers certification from the Electronics Technicians Association, and is approved by the Puerto Rico Higher Education Council.
for growing companies to acquire and develop their employees
The Certificate in Photonics and Lasers is a 1-year program that includes an 8-week industry technical internship plus three terms of concentration courses. The planned core curriculum emphasis is built upon the principles of optics and photonics and includes electronics, lasers, fiber optics, and devices and instruments. Students spend more than 40 percent of their time in the lab, training on laser and optical systems. This program is offered at the UMET Cupey campus, with advanced laboratories at our Barceloneta labs.
CERTIFICATE IN PHOTONICS & LASERS
OPSC 100 Mathematics for Optics and Photonics 3
ENGL 103 Introductory English Language Course 3
OPSC 101 Fundamentals of Light and Lasers 5
ENMA 101 Introduction to Entrepreneurship 3
OPSC 102 Lasers and Applications I 4
OPSC 110 Electronics for Optics and Photonics 5
OPSC 120 Industry Technical Internship 5
OPSC 103 Lasers and Applications II 4
OPSC 104 Photonic Enabled Technologies 3
OPSC 111 Electronics for Optics and Photonics II 5
The one-year certificate program is supported by the US Department of Labor Employment Training Administration through a Trade Adjustment Assistance and Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) Round 4 Grant, number TC-26472-14-60-A-72. The Universidad Metropolitana offers equal opportunity in education and employment regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation or identity, age, marital status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.