The online Graduate Certificate in Solar Energy program is designed to meet the need for advanced understanding in resource assessment, project development, system design, and emerging technologies for both the solar thermal and solar electric systems due to the rapid growth in the science and practice of solar energy. The curriculum covers a breadth of topics, including: solar resource assessment for selected locales, effective communication techniques, thermal- and electric-derived solar conversion technologies, technical information about hybridized solar energy systems design, and the social and policy context of solar energy systems project design. Graduates have the solar energy systems project development skills and knowledge that many companies will require from their sustainability professionals.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited institution
- Official transcripts
- TOEFL, if applicable
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education