Renewable Electric Energy Systems (Certificate)
The Graduate Certificate in Renewable Electric Energy Systems provides graduate students with the opportunity to develop expertise in renewable electric energy systems and advanced electric power grid technology in addition to their major area of graduate study.
Applicants with appropriate background must meet one of the three following requirements:
- be a graduate of an accredited four-year college or university, and have a GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale in their last 60 credit hours of undergraduate study;
- be a degree student in good standing in an NC State University graduate program; or
- have a Master’s degree in a related field of study.
A student may obtain more than one graduate certificate in a different field. Each certificate must have at least nine (9) credit hours that are unique to it.
The Graduate Certificate in Renewable Electric Energy Systems requires a minimum of 12 hours, including one 3-hour core course and 9 credit hours of electives to be selected from a list that contains relevant courses for the certificate. Students must maintain a minimum overall GPA of B (3.0).
|ECE 552||Renewable Electric Energy Systems||3|
|Select three of the following Advanced Courses:||9|
|Power System Operation and Control|
|Electric Power System Protection|
|Smart Electric Power Distribution Systems|
|Design of Electromechanical Systems|
|The Business of the Electric Utility Industry|
|Solid State Solar and Thermal Energy Harvesting|
|Power System Stability and Control|