Pennsylvania State University

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Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems

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Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems

Format: Online

Program Description:

Lead the Shift Toward Renewable Energy and Sustainability

Policy changes, technological advances, and an increased awareness of the world's resources are creating a growing need for professionals with advanced expertise in renewable energy and sustainability systems. Now more than ever, it's critical to prepare yourself to serve as a leader of the green economy. The Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems (MPS–RESS) degree can help you succeed in this dynamic field.

This online graduate program provides you with technical depth in areas related to renewable energy. You can also gain a comprehensive understanding of energy economics, applications of technology in society, and the project development process.

Upon completion of your program, you should be able to:

  • execute and evaluate sustainability or renewable energy systems using baseline, techno-economic, life cycle, or cost/benefit analyses
  • demonstrate fundamental understanding of the principles of energy science, including resource availability and conversion technologies
  • demonstrate an appreciation for the commercialization process relative to project and product development
  • demonstrate the ability to make sound decisions in complex situations
  • evaluate sustainability decisions in the broader context of society's interests

GRE/GMAT are not required for this degree.

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Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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