Alternative Energy Technology


​​​​​​​The certificate in Alternative Energy includes a unique combination of electricity, electronics, biofuels, solar, and wind energy courses to provide practical knowledge and experience in the alternative energy field. While the Certificate in Alternative Energy may be completed as a stand-alone program, courses in this certificate may also be used to complete the Associate of Applied Science in Technology-Alternative Energy.

Not eligible for financial aid.

You can choose either a two-year Associate of Applied Science in Technology with the option in Advanced Welding/Fabrication or the one-year stand-alone certificate option.

Fast Facts:

  • Solar Technicians earn a Median Pay of $61,810 per year or $29.72/hour
  • Job Outlook is bright with a 61% increase (2010-2029)
  • Welding is a career always in demand​​​​​​​
  • Installer, Solar Energy Technician, Solar Installer, Solar Maintenance Technician, Solar System Installer, Solar Technician, Solar Thermal Installer

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Financial Aid Options:

alternate energy certificate program