The 12-credit-hour University Undergraduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Assessment provides students the opportunity to assess and implement renewable energy technologies. Open to both NC State degree-seeking students and non-degree students.
The Undergraduate Certificate in Renewable Energy Assessment provides students the opportunity to assess and implement renewable energy technologies. The certificate is intended to provide students with the ability to assess facilities and land for renewable energy production. The certificate is achieved by taking 12 credit hours in renewable energy assessment topics. The certificate is designed to provide both NC State degree-seeking students and non-degree students opportunities to learn basic renewable energy assessment techniques and principles that are useful in emerging careers in renewable energy.
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.