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The availability of reliable electric power is foundational to health and safety of citizens as well as the economy. Technology is rapidly providing solutions that increase the efficiency and resiliency of the electrical grid, while renewable energy technologies are providing cleaner sources of electric power. These technological advances are made possible by engineers and scientists with advanced knowledge of the power grid, data analysis techniques and renewable energy extraction. By specializing in these areas, graduate students will be well prepared to contribute to the efficiency and resiliency of the electrical grid as well as renewable power generation.

This 12-credit certificate provides graduate students with knowledge and skills in the concepts and technologies necessary to improve the efficiency and resiliency of energy generation, transmission and distribution.

The program is designed specifically for working professionals with courses offered in a flexible format that includes evenings, weekends, and online material using Canvas.

Admission Requirements

This certificate program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree in engineering or science, and a GPA of at least 3.0. Students must submit official transcripts. Students must satisfy the prerequisites for each course in the program.

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Certificate Requirements

The certificate requires four courses. Students must satisfy the prerequisites for each course in the program.  The average GPA of all four courses counted in the program must be 3.0 or better. Contact us at to discuss a plan of study for your certificate program.

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Program Fees

The Professional Energy Resilience Certificate Program is a full-service, all-inclusive program. The Program fees cover all program costs, including tuition, meals for on-campus Saturday classes, course materials and graduation activities.

Total Cost: $800 per credit-hour; total cost for 12 credit-hours is $9,600.

Tuition Fees: Flexible payment plan and financial aid payment methods are available.

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