Online Degrees in Energy and Sustainability
The global power shift is creating jobs for renewable energy project developers as well as policy experts who can drive clean energy initiatives and encourage a more sustainable culture. Let our online programs help you become an agent of change in the emerging green economy.
Graduate Programs in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems
The Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems (RESS) uniquely provides you with the technical expertise and project development skills you need to successfully create and manage renewable energy systems. View the base RESS program website.
The Penn State undergraduate program in Energy and Sustainability Policy (ESP) provides you with global perspectives regarding energy business by integrating topics such as energy security, sustainability management, foreign and domestic energy, and sustainability policy analysis:
As an alternative to the full bachelor's degree, our new 12-credit Undergraduate Certificate in Earth Sustainability can help prepare you to promote a sustainable culture in your current position.
What Our Students Say
“Some programs specialize in one thing, like policies or regulations. With Penn State's program, I learned about those, plus the technical design and business skills I need to take a project from beginning to end. Now I really see the complete picture..”
— Mauricio Barragan, 2016 Graduate, iMPS-RESS, Solar Energy Option
“The last 3 years in the ESP program have been a truly rewarding journey. My adviser and professors have been wonderful to work with, are very knowledgeable, and were always available when I had questions.”
— Danielle Deboer, 2015 Graduate, B.A. in ESP