Renewable Energy, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy focuses on the combination of analysis and integration of energy systems engineering technology with key renewable engineering technology, including solar and wind generation, with environmental protection and manufacturing considerations.

This four-course graduate certificate seeks to provide students with opportunities to apply the fundamentals of engineering knowledge and skills to analyze energy systems with a specific focus on renewable energy technologies along with EPA regulatory structure, including the LEED certification program, as well as industrial ecology, including life-cycle analysis and technical cost modeling.

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

ENSY 5000Fundamentals of Energy System Integration4
ENSY 5585Wind Energy Systems4
ME 5685Solar Thermal Engineering4


Complete one of the following:4
Energy Storage Systems
Electrochemical Energy Storage
Smart Grid

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

16 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required