With an emphasis on hydropower, energy efficiency, and a commitment to a clean energy transition, specifically in the Northwest, this certificate is an answer to the increased demand for a trained energy workforce in Washington. Zero in on grid modernization and energy storage industries in the state as success in this growing field requires an understanding of the electric energy technology, economics, policy, and planning tools that are specific to the Northwest context.
Applicants will apply via the Graduate School. Admission to the certificate is based on available space with first preference given to students in pursuing graduate studies or careers in energy policy, analysis and planning.
This certificate program is not eligible for federal student aid, but there are other funding options you may want to explore. If, however, these classes are taken in conjunction with the requirements for an MA or MS degree program, federal student aid may be applied toward your tuition costs.