The semiconductor field is of immense importance to today’s society and to the Nation’s economic well-being and security. In addition, this field has significant and historical relevance to the economy of Vermont and neighboring states. With the recent passage of the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022, career opportunities in this field in the United States are expected to grow.
UVM's interdisciplinary certificate programs give students a comprehensive, hands-on understanding of fundamental physics and new engineered systems to advance this vital technology. UVM graduates have gone to work at industry leaders such as GlobalFoundries, Analog Devices, IBM, and Marvell.