Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy

Graduate Certificate in Renewable Energy


The Renewable Energy Graduate Certificate program 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.

Innovative Curriculum

This four-course graduate certificate seeks to provide students 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 LEED certification program as well as industrial ecology including life cycle analysis and technical cost modeling.

Note: It may be possible to complete the course requirements for this certificate program entirely online. Note that not all the courses which are listed in the Detailed Certificate Requirements/ Program Requirements section may be completed online. Therefore, there may be limitations about what courses online students can take to complete the certificate program.

Program Contacts

Marilyn Minus
Marilyn L. Minus
Professor and Chair,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Process-structure-properties relationships in polymer-based nano-composites fibers; polymer/nano-carbon interfacial interactions and interphase formations; lightweight composite materials; carbon-carbon composites

Academic Advising

For support with academic questions, contact the student services representative assigned to this program.

Admissions & Aid

Ready to take the next step? Review degree requirements to see courses needed to complete this degree. Then, explore ways to fund your education. Finally, review admissions information to see our deadlines and gather the materials you need to Apply.