Solar power is a key piece of the growing "green economy." Rapid growth in the science and practice of solar energy has given rise to the need for advanced understanding in resource assessment, project development, system design, and emerging technologies for both solar thermal and solar electric systems. As employment opportunities continue to expand, organizations will look for professionals who can develop, manage, and improve solar energy systems through project development, system design and analysis, and process improvement.
The certificate is perfect for current or aspiring professionals seeking the progressive skills needed to advance the solar energy sector. The curriculum was designed to prepare you for work as a solar energy project manager, solar research analyst, or project engineer in solar energy.