UNR offers renewable-energy graduate certificate
The University of Nevada, Reno is offering an online graduate certificate in renewable energy beginning with the spring 2012 semester.
The 12-credit certificate is designed for business staff and managers, practicing engineers, government regulators and others interested in strengthening their knowledge of renewable energy . The multi-disciplinary curriculum includes elements of several engineering disciplines as well as science, business and policy/political science.
The first courses offered this semester are alternate energy fundamentals, public policy analysis and fundamentals of biofuels. Other courses include operation of contemporary power systems; solar and renewable energy utilization; renewable energy policy; and business issues in sustainability and renewable energy.
For admission, enrollment and course requirements, visit http://www.extendedstudies.unr.edu/energyonline or call 775-784-6925.
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