Graduate Certificate in Solar Energy
University of Florida

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Solar Energy program is designed for working students and engineering professionals who need the flexibility of distance learning to further their educations.  The curriculum prepares students for careers related to solar technologies.  Areas of emphasis include solar energy characteristics, availability, collection, storage, conversion, use as heat, refrigeration, thermal electric, photovoltaic conversion, solar radiation heat transfer, advanced solar reactors, concentrated solar energy, solar-thermal-chemical conversion processes, and energy conversion.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, science, technology, or a closely related discipline
  • 3.0 undergraduate GPA, or a minimum of five years of professional employment experience in an engineering discipline
  • Official transcripts from all colleges previously attended

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges