Education and Professional Development
To pursue a clean energy career, you may need general as well as specialized training. A number of colleges and universities now offer specializations in various clean energy fields, or even full degree programs. Community colleges can also be a great resource if you want to get certified for a particular trade or get a two-year degree with clean energy credentials. And, many other organizations offer courses and seminars on energy efficiency and renewable energy topics—in some cases for free. Check out the links featured here to find programs or courses that meet your needs and interests.
- Colleges and universities with degree programs or specializations in clean energy fields
- Community colleges and training centers that offer two-year degrees or certificates for jobs in the expanding field of energy efficiency and renewable energy
- Other training and courses, such as individual seminars on clean energy topics; see also our Related Links page for training information for specific technologies like solar or energy efficiency in buildings