From the University of Colorado Boulder Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Industrial Internet of Things MasterTrack® Certificate

Prepare to grow your design skills by learning about application areas, operating systems, and networking and wireless communication protocols used in IIoT deployments from a top 5 ranked online electrical engineering graduate program.

For details on applying, review the FAQ section.

Earn Degree Credit The credit from your MasterTrack® Certificate counts towards your degree.

About this MasterTrack® Certificate

Skills you will gain

  • Embedded systems
  • Design hardware and firmware
  • Wireless protocols
  • Network and data security
  • File systems for storing big data
  • Sensor types
  • Filtering techniques
  • Machine learning
  • Big data analytics
  • Course Mode

    100% online courses

  • Course Fee

    $6,003 USD

    Total cost. Please review the new payment options before enrolling.

  • Duration

    6-12 months to complete

  • Course Level

    Intermediate Level

    Students should have a 4-year degree in electrical engineering, and have taken classes in DC and AC circuit design, microprocessor architecture, circuit analysis, and filtering. Students should have experience prototyping and testing circuits in a lab environment using a digital oscilloscope. Students should also have a basic understanding of embedded systems and computer architecture.

  • Projects

    Projects in every course

  • Course Language


  • Course Benefits

    Earn degree credit

    Your MasterTrack® Certificate credit will count towards the full MSc in Electrical Engineering.

What is a MasterTrack® Certificate?

With MasterTrack® Certificates, portions of Master’s programs have been split into online modules, so you can earn a high quality university-issued career credential at a breakthrough price in a flexible, interactive format. Benefit from a deeply engaging learning experience with real-world projects and live, expert instruction. If you are accepted to the full Master's program, your MasterTrack coursework counts towards your degree.

Master’s Degree Learning

Take an online module of a Master's degree program that features live expert instruction and feedback combined with interactive team-based learning.

Boost Your Career

Receive a university-issued MasterTrack® Certificate from a top university that you can add to your resume and LinkedIn profile.

Build Your Portfolio

Demonstrate your skills through real-world projects and create work samples that help you stand out in your job search.

Earn Credit Towards a Degree

If you complete this MasterTrack® Certificate, you will earn a university-issued certification, and can apply these 9 credits to the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering.

Interactive Learning Experience

You'll learn through readings, videos, graded assignments, real-world applied projects, and live global classroom sessions.

Live Global Webinars

Live Global Webinars

Feedback from Instructors and Experts

Feedback from Instructors and Experts

Real-World Projects

Real-World Projects

10 Courses in this MasterTrack® Certificate


  • Pre-recorded videos
  • Live sessions and office hours
  • Real-world projects
  • Peer collaboration
  • Web and mobile access

ECEA 5340 Sensors and Sensor Circuit Design

You will learn about temperature, flow and rotary sensors, and get started with the Cypress PSOC development kit. You will do hands-on lab experiments where you will connect different types of sensors to the development kit and record sensor data.

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Use the core features of the Cypress PSOC development kit
  • Choose the right temperature sensor, rotary sensor and amplifier for an application
  • Interface sensors, LCD, and ADC to the PSOC development kit
See all 10 Courses

Industry-relevant hands-on projects to build your portfolio

Sensors and Sensor Circuit Design

9 hours total


  • Build a thermistor sensor circuit, and use it to take temperature data

Motors and Motor Control Circuits

13 hours and 20 minutes total


  • Build a rotary switch circuit, and use it to understand about switch timing
  • Build a DC Motor circuit, and use it to understand about motor measurements

Pressure, Force, Motion, and Humidity Sensors

1 hour and 10 minutes


  • Build a strain gauge circuit, and how to program output from a Wheatstone bridge
See all 7 projects


Jay Mendelson

Jay Mendelson


James Zweighaft

James Zweighaft


David Sluiter

David Sluiter

Adjunct Professor

Bruce Montgomery

Bruce Montgomery


Frequently Asked Questions

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Coursera does not grant academic credit; the decision to grant, accept, or recognize academic credit, and the process for awarding such credit, is at the sole discretion of the academic institutions offering the MasterTrack® Certificate program and/or other institutions that have determined that completion of the program may be worthy of academic credit. Completion of a MasterTrack® Certificate program does not guarantee admission into the full Master’s program referenced herein, or any other degree program.