Sep 27, 2020  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

Energy Economics Certificate


Energy Studies, University Interdisciplinary Programs

16 credits

Introduction

The goal of the Certificate in Energy Economics is to give students knowledge, analytic skills and an understanding of the basic business and economic concepts associated with the formation and analysis of energy-related policies, programs and incentives.

Why Consider an Energy Economics Certificate?

Demand is increasing for a trained energy workforce in Washington in an emerging clean energy economy, including growing energy efficiency, grid modernization and energy storage industries in the state, and success in this field requires an understanding of the economics and business context of energy-related decision making.

 Contact Information

Institute Director
Joel Swisher
360-650-4424
Joel.Swisher@wwu.edu

Administrative Assistant
and Program Advisor

Gail Cowan
360-650-4422
Gail.Cowan@wwu.edu

 Sample Careers

 

 Major/Career Resources

www.wwu.edu/careers/students_choosingamajor.shtml

How to Declare (Admission and Declaration Process):

Contact the Institute for Energy Studies office at 360-650-4422.

Grade Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required for a student’s certificate courses, and supporting courses for certificates.