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Wind Power Science, Engineering & Policy CERT


Environmental Studies

Physical Sciences

Social & Behavioral Sciences


Wind power is a rapidly growing and evolving field that crosses traditional academic disciplines and increasingly requires practitioners who understand the relationships among the various components of wind turbines, the environment, regulations, and society. Those aspiring to work and advance in the field must have a basic understanding of: wind turbine mechanical and electrical systems, including the integration of variable generation into the electrical grid; the multiple factors (e.g., meteorological, ecological, geological, cultural) governing selection of optimum sites to locate wind power projects; the economics and regulatory policies governing wind power; and the complex ways in which society’s understanding and acceptance of renewable energy power generation can impact wind projects.

UD Tuition:

The 2020-2021 UD published graduate student tuition rate per credit hour:

Wind Power Science, Engineering and Policy Certificate: $1,898.00


Application Deadline:

Applications accepted up to first day of classes of a given term.

* International applicants are not eligible to obtain a US student visa solely with an acceptance to a UD Graduate Certificate program. Certificates may be added by full-time matriculated graduate students.

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College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment

Estella Atekwana, Dean

Katharina Billups,
Graduate Director

Kelli Kerbawy,
Assistant Dean of Graduate Services



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