Apr 24, 2024  
Graduate Catalog | 2018-2019 
Graduate Catalog | 2018-2019 Previous Edition

Applied Energy, Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Energy provides graduate students and professionals with the opportunity to reach a demonstrated level of competence in applied energy. Each course in this certificate is applicable toward either the M.S. in Applied Energy and Electromechanical Systems (MSEEM)  or the M.S. in Construction and Facilities Management (MSCFM)  degree requirements. The graduate certificate may act as a standalone graduate option for post-baccalaureate students, or may be pursued concurrently with the MSEEM or MSCFM degree program at UNC Charlotte.

Admission Requirements

In addition to the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School, the Department of Engineering Technology and Construction Management seeks the following:

  • Either a bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction management or a closely related technical or scientific field.
  • Undergraduate coursework of at least 3 semesters in engineering analysis or calculus
  • An average GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0)
  • Applicants whose native language is not English, will need to satisfy the UNC Charlotte Graduate School’s English proficiency requirements.

Early Entry Program

Undergraduate students with a GPA of 3.2 or above and with at least 75 credit hours completed toward a baccalaureate degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology at UNC Charlotte may be admitted as an Early Entry student provided they meet all other requirements of admission except the earned bachelor’s degree.

Certificate Requirements

The certificate is awarded upon completion of four graduate level courses (12 credit hours) in the area of applied energy.  Requests for other energy-related course substitutions may be approved at the discretion of the department graduate director.

Select four of the following:

Total = 12 Credit Hours

Grade Requirements

The cumulative GPA must be at least 3.0 and at most one course with a grade of C may be allowed toward the certificate.