RESS Certificates

The RESS program currently offers two Graduate Certificates (12 credits each):

Solar Energy

The graduate certificate in Solar Energy requires completion of the following four courses:

Students who consider applying for the RESS Master's program can count those certificate course credits towards their Master's degree. Students who are accepted and completed those courses with grades B- or higher as part of the RESS Master's program can also request the Certificate.

The Graduate Certificate in Solar Energy can be completed over three semesters.

If you have questions about the Solar Energy Graduate Certificate, please contact us at solar@ress.psu.edu.

Ready to enroll?

Visit the World Campus Solar Energy program site to get more information and click 'Apply Now' to start your application today!

Sustainability Management and Policy

The graduate certificate in Sustainability Management and Policy requires completion of the following four courses:

Students who consider applying for the RESS Master's program can count those certificate course credits towards their Master's degree. Students who have accepted and completed those courses with grades B- or higher as part of the RESS Master's program can also request the Certificate.

The Graduate Certificate in Sustainability Management and Policy can be completed over 2 or 3 semesters. 

If you have questions about the Sustainability Management and Policy Graduate Certificate, please contact us at sustainability@ress.psu.edu.

Ready to enroll?

Visit the World Campus Sustainability Management program site to get more information and click 'Apply Now' to start your application today!