Texas Tech University’s certificate in Wind Energy offers professionals post-baccalaureate level training options in six topic areas relevant to the industry. Students may choose to take inpidual courses or complete five of the six offerings and obtain a professional certificate in wind energy. This is a multidisciplinary certificate that focuses on the technical and managerial aspects of the growing wind energy field.
The program has been specifically designed for non-technical professionals who wish to assume managerial responsibilities in wind energy. All courses have been developed by expert faculty from the TTU Wind Science and Engineering Research Center (WISE). Each course equals 38 clock hours of instruction and may be completed independently within a four to six week time frame. Certificate students benefit from advanced study in a growing field, mentored by faculty experts in the wind energy program.
The program of study is designed to meet the needs of students who are interested in either pursuing further academic studies in wind power or joining the burgeoning wind power industry. This certificate program responds to these professional currents, providing a clear but flexible curriculum for graduate students interested in wind energy, and preparing them with in depth skills and knowledge of all aspects of wind energy.
To qualify for the certificate, students must first complete the required course – Advanced Managerial Wind Energy – and then complete four of the five elective courses.
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