Alternative Energy

Degree Type: Certificate
College(s): College of Engineering Technology

Why Choose the Alternative Energy Certificate?

Are you concerned about the future of energy resources and its availability? Do you want to be part of the solution to our energy needs? Are you a problem solver?

This certificate will provide you with basic exposure to Energy, Wind-Solar and Alternative energy generation to diversify your educational background.

Admission Requirements:

2.5 Cumulative GPA with successful completion of MATH 216 or MATH 220 and PHYS 211 or PHYS 241.

Graduation Requirements:

A minimum grade of C- in each course and must complete the certificate requirements with an average GPA of 2.0 or higher.

A minimum of 50% of the total credit hours required must be earned at Ferris State University.

More Information:

Mechanical Engineering Program Office
915 Campus Drive, SWN 405B
Big Rapids, MI 49307
Phone: 231-591-2755
Fax: 231-591-2271


College of Engineering Technology
Ferris State University
1009 Campus Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307-2280
Phone: 231-591-2890

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Required Courses
Credit Hours


Required Courses
Energy Cradle to Grave
Wind-Solar Energy Generation
Alternative Energy Generation