Take a course or complete a graduate certificate in Wind Energy at NAU
NAU will help you achieve your academic and career goals, whether you are a working professional seeking individual courses to enhance your expertise or want to earn a graduate certificate in Wind Energy to verify your knowledge and skills in this field. As a member of Wind-U, NAU offers more high-quality wind energy classes to help you complete a Wind Energy graduate certificate in less time.
Wind-U combines the expertise of renowned wind energy scientists, specialists, and academics to offer a unique graduate-level program for wind energy engineers, developers, and professionals looking to enhance their knowledge of all facets of the wind energy industry including turbine design and engineering, project development, energy policy, finance, and repower.
Benefits of joining Wind-U
- increased volume and frequency of courses
- greater course depth
- access to experts across the U.S.
- improved job opportunities
Available courses in wind energy
The following courses are available to NAU students in the Wind Energy Graduate Certificate program as well as individuals who enroll at NAU as non-degree seekers for professional growth.
- Wind Energy Engineering
- Wind Energy Law, Policy, and Regulation
- Advanced Wind Power Conversion
- Wind Energy: Technical 2
- Wind Energy Finance, Economics, and Policy
- Wind Turbine Design
How to enroll
Wind-U Consortium member students
Consortium students are those who are currently admitted at either Northern Arizona University, University of Massachusetts- Amherst, or Texas Tech. Contact the campus coordinator at your home institution, named below, for assistance with enrollment.
Non-consortium member students
If you are a working professionals or student enrolled at a non-consortium university, you must first apply to become a degree or non-degree seeking student before enrolling in Wind-U courses.
If you want to take individual courses or complete a graduate certificate in Wind Energy, contact Tom Acker for assistance with application and enrollment.
Wind-U partner universities
Students must apply to or attend one of these partner universities to participate in consortium programs or classes:
Northern Arizona University
Contact: Dr. Tom Acker
Texas Tech University
Contact: Dr. Andy Swift
University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Contact: Dr. Jim Manwell
Wind-U is a multi-university consortium in wind energy graduate education—meeting a national need.
Sponsored by the NSF Innovations in Graduate Education Directorate.