Graduate Certificate in Solar & Renewable Energy

UNLV offers a Graduate Certificate in Solar and Renewable (SRE) Energy. The SRE Certificate is designed for individuals already in possession of either a baccalaureate degree or a graduate degree. More specifically, the SRE Certificate provides a specialized qualification for career professionals in the energy industry, professionals from other fields and individuals with baccalaureate degrees seeking entry into the renewable energy field, or currently enrolled graduate students seeking an additional specialization.

For information regarding accreditation at UNLV, please head over to Academic Program Accreditations.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing a certificate program, a graduate will be able to:

  • Describe challenges and opportunities within the field of renewable energy to technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Identify recent research on energy infrastructure from multiple disciplines.
  • Evaluate information from multiple sources to make an informed decision related to renewable energy.


There are many alternative career paths for students pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Solar and Renewable Energy. The Graduate Certificate in Solar and Renewable Energy is an opportunity for students to enrich academic experiences and develop career opportunities in the field of renewable energy.

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Program Information

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