Renewable Energy Systems Specialist
Associate in Applied Science (AAS) DegreeApply
You can build and maintain renewable solar and wind energy systems. It's a great career and nurtures our planet. Learn online, at the Blong Technology Center, and as you build solar arrays and climb turbines in the field. Iowa’s Last-Dollar Scholarship may even cover your tuition.
What You Learn in Renewable Energy Systems
Learn to configure, assemble, and maintain systems that convert sunlight and wind into energy. Analyze sites, install equipment, and work with electrical systems and motors. Renewable energy is a high-growth industry and in as little as two years you are ready to launch your career.
What Can I Do With a Renewable Energy Systems Specialist Degree?
Get to work and feel good about the work you do. Take a job as a solar photovoltaic installer. Plan, configure, assemble, and maintain systems that convert sunlight and wind into energy. Accept a job with a power company, renewable energy equipment manufacturer, or businesses that specialize in green energy. Or work in utility construction or the bio-fuels industry. Your skills are in high demand and your opportunities are plenty.
A Solid Foundation
It's a map
Read, interpret, and create industrial drawings and prints.
Control and Power Distribution
Operate & maintain
Control and Power Distribution
Learn about electrical, motor, and electromechanical devices.
Master the basic laws of fluid power systems and properties of fluids.
Develop a business plan and design renewable energy project.
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Iowa's Last-Dollar Scholarship
You may be eligible to earn a degree in this high-demand field for zero tuition costs! You file for financial aid, and if your Expected Family Contribution is at or below $20,000, the state covers the remaining balance beyond the aid for which you are eligible. More than two dozen career programs qualify, including this one. File your FAFSA by July 15.Learn More
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Fast track your career
This is a quick and affordable way to enter the workforce and make good money. Our two-year degree, diploma and certificate programs are a fast track to successful careers in the trades, technology, healthcare, and more. Enjoy hands-on training, expert instruction, and incredibly affordable education. A four-year degree is great, but two-years or less is even better. Enroll in our programs now, then brag about your quick return on investment.
Your Degree = Success
Complete your education in two years. Qualify for better jobs. Earn a higher salary. Enjoy a better quality of life. The benefits of an associate's degree are impressive and wide-ranging.Explore the value of an associate’s degree
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How to Pay for EICC
College is more affordable than you think, especially when you factor in federal and state aid, loan options, scholarships, institutional grants, and Work-Study.
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