Online Programs in Energy and Sustainability
Penn State's Energy and Sustainability Studies Portfolio offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates to sustainability-minded learners who want to make a difference with their careers. The global power shift is creating jobs for renewable energy project developers as well as policy experts who will drive clean energy initiatives to aid in the conservation of our environmental resources. Let our highly regarded online programs help you become an agent of change in the emerging green economy.
Bachelor's Degrees in Energy and Sustainability Policy
The Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts in Energy and Sustainability Policy (ESP) can provide 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 12-credit Undergraduate Certificate in Earth Sustainability can help prepare you to promote a sustainable culture in your current position.
Master's Degree in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems
The Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems (RESS) provides the technical, leadership, and project management skills you need to develop and manage renewable energy systems.
Graduate Certificates in Renewable Energy
Not quite ready to commit to a master's program? A Penn State online graduate certificate increases your marketability while delivering a broad understanding of renewable energy projects in less time. Credits earned in a graduate certificate may be applied to the RESS master's degree, if you are accepted into the program.
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.