If I do not complete an Online Graduate Certificate, can I apply to the Dual Degree program with MSE-DS Online?

Yes. However, please review all Dual Degree policies for MSE-DS degree completion and double counting courses on the Dual Degree webpage. At least six MSE-DS Online course units must be taken as a MSE-DS Online student. Only four course units from your prior Penn Engineering graduate programs (degree or certificate) may transfer in.