This guide targets faculty and administrators interested in integrating solar content into their curriculum.

Responding to expanding solar markets, state and federal programs have placed strong emphasis on increasing the size, scope and quality of the solar workforce. Over the past several years, the locus of solar training has emerged at community colleges. Now, faculty can easily find numerous options to incorporate solar content into curriculum.

The guide feature programs that address a broad spectrum of practitioner and professional needs, ranging from apprenticeship programs for the electrical construction trades, to technician programs at the community college level, to academic and professional degree programs at the baccalaureate and master degree levels.

School (State) Program
Calhoun Community College (Decatur, Alabama) Associate of Applied Science Degree – Advanced Manufacturing - Renewable Energy
Central Carolina Community College (764 West St., Pittsboro, North Carolina 27312) Certificate in Renewable Energy
Eastern Florida State College (Melbourne, Florida) Engineering Technology Associate in Science Degree Program with Alternative Energy Systems Option
Eastern Florida State College (Melbourne, Florida) Certificate in Alternative Energy Systems
Erwin Technical Center (Tampa, Florida) Solar Photovoltaic Vocational Program (Full Time - Under Industrial Careers)
Greenfield Community College (1 College Drive, Greenfield, MA) Renewable Energy/Energy Efficiency (LRE) Liberal Arts Option
Kankakee Community College (100 College Drive, Kankakee, IL 60901) Associate in Applied Science Degree – Electrical Technology (with Renewable Energy Specialilzation)
Kennebec Valley Community College (Fairfield, Maine) Electrical Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree
Lanier Technical College (Oakwood, Georgia) Solar Energy Technology Associate in Science Degree Program
North Carolina State University (NCSU Campus, Raleigh, NC 27695) Renewable Electric Energy Systems (REES) Graduate Certificate
Northwest Washington Electrical Industry J.A.T.C (306 Anderson Road, Mount Vernon, WA 98273) Solar Training in Journeyman Upgrade Classes and 5th year of the Inside Wireman Apprenticeship
Salem Community College (460 Hollywood Ave., Carneys Point Township, NJ 08069) Associate in Applied Science in Sustainable Energy Technology
Salt Lake Community College (Salt Lake City, Utah) Energy Management Associate of Applied Science degree
Salt Lake Community College (Salt Lake City, Utah) Solar Photovoltaic Certificate of Achievement - NABCEP PV Exam Prep
Seminole State College (Sanford (Orlando), Florida) Alternative Energy Certificate
St Philip’s College (San Antonio, Texas) Associate of Applied Science Degree in Power Generation and Alternative Energy
St Philip’s College (San Antonio, Texas) Power Generation and Alternative Energy Certificate
Tennessee College of Applied Technology – McKenzie (McKenzie, Tennessee) Electronics Engineering Technician with Specialty in Green Technology diploma
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA 16802) Intercollege Master of Professional Studies in Renewable Energy and Sustainability Systems – Solar Energy Option
 

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