Department of Environmental Science and Policy

Certificate in Applied Energy

The Certificate in Applied Energy is designed for students and professionals in area industry, consulting, government, and non-governmental organizations. The certificate is designed to develop an individual's skills in applied energy through a combination of laboratory, field work, and advanced analysis in energy efficiency, production, and life cycle assessment.

The certificate is awarded after the successful completion of the following courses with a minimum grade of C- or better:

Required Courses                                                               

ESP 275 Energy Use and Societal Adaptation (3 cr.)
ESP 311 Energy Efficiency (3 cr.)                                                     
ESP 313 Renewable Energy (3 cr.)                                                    
ECO/ESP 326 Environmental Economics (3 cr.)
   or ECO/ESP 327 Natural Resource Economics (3 cr.)               
One ESP or other department energy related course (3 cr.)           

 
Matriculated students may be interested in applying for an Applied Energy Minor.

Candidates for admission must submit:

  • Online application for Certificate Program;
  • Official transcripts or copies of official transcripts from secondary school and/or all colleges and universities from which you received a degree;
  • Additional or other special admission requirements specified by program.

The application for certificate programs is available online at http://usm.maine.edu/apply. Please note, students who are enrolled solely in an undergraduate certificate program are not eligible for Federal financial aid.