The 12-credit-hour University Undergraduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Assessment and Development provides students the opportunity to assess and implement renewable energy technologies. Open to both NC State degree-seeking students and non-degree students.
The certificate is intended to provide students with the ability to assess facilities and land for renewable energy production. Designed to provide both NC State degree-seeking students and non-degree students opportunities to learn essential renewable energy assessment techniques and principles that are useful in emerging careers in renewable energy, the certificate is useful as a supplement to a degree or as evidence of expertise in this emerging field.
The certificate is open to all NC State undergraduate degree-seeking students and to those who are enrolled as Non-Degree Studies (NDS) students.
This 12-credit undergraduate program includes four three-credit undergraduate courses. At 2020-21 tuition rates, the cost of these courses is $237 per credit for North Carolina residents and $916 per credit for non-residents. Thus, the total estimated cost for the program is $2,844 for North Carolina residents and $10,992 for non-residents. See Online and Distance Education Tuition and Fees for cost details.
Plan of Study
The certificate program requires 12 undergraduate credit hours (four courses). Students pursuing only the university certificate program are considered non-degree studies (NDS) students for the purpose of university registration. NDS students may register for a maximum of six credit hours per semester. Thus, the certificate may take from two to four semesters to complete. A minimum grade of “C” is required for each course.
Sustainable energy has gained recognition both in government and industry. Be a part of the forward-thinking community influencing energy choices. The University Undergraduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Assessment and Development proves your knowledge and expertise in this important area.