It is no secret that global warming has pushed the need for energy science to an unprecedented new high. The universities you will attend are at the forefront of making new energy technologies. Geo Thermal, Solar, Hydro Electric, Wind, Ocean and even Cooking Oil are apart of this new frontier. The universities will teach you how. Look for schools who participate in competitions dealing with energy science.
"Our new energy engineering program is one of only a handful in the country that will prepare you to work on sustainable energy solutions, evaluate life cycle energy costs, and address fossil fuel shortages and effects on the environment. You'll study topics from energy economics and policy to fuel conversion and energy systems to become a well-rounded engineer, ready to face the most significant challenges of the century."
(Provided By: Ohio University)
"The Nuclear Power Technology program at the Bismarck State College (BSC) National Energy Center for Excellence (NECE) prepares current and future nuclear power employees, including those currently employed in non-technical positions. Students gain fundamental skills and knowledge required for non-licensed operator, maintenance and chemistry along with a degree specialized for non-licensed operator and health physics positions in nuclear generation systems."
(Provided By: Bismarck State College)
"Wind Energy is the premiere multidisciplinary program developing transformational experts who apply knowledge, skills, and conviction to lead in the advancement of sustainable renewable power solutions with positive regional, national, and global impact."
(Provided By: Texas Tech University)
"The curriculum prepares students for careers in the nuclear industry and government—with electric utility companies, in regulatory positions with the federal or state governments, or for major contractors on the design and testing of improved reactors for central station power generation or for propulsion of naval vessels."
(Provided By: The University of Wisconsin)
"Become an expert in an industry that's changing the way society uses energy with our Renewable Energy Engineering major. One of only a few true renewable energy programs seated in a strong engineering foundation, this program gives you the tools, technology, and know-how you need following graduation to enter the growing renewable energy job market with countless opportunities."
(Provided By: Alfred University)
"The primary objectives of petroleum engineering are the safe and environmentally sound exploration, evaluation, development and recovery of oil, gas, geothermal and other fluids in the earth. Skills in this branch of engineering are needed to meet the world’s ever-increasing demand for hydrocarbon fuel, thermal energy and waste and pollution management."
(Provided By: The Colorado School of Mines)
"In electrical engineering, renewable energy focuses on how energy sources such as solar, wind, and others can be efficiently integrated into power systems. Students will study topics such as power systems, machines, controls, and converters, and learn to analyze, develop, and model complex renewable energy systems for sustainability."
(Provided By: Florida Polytechnic University)
At Montana Tech, petroleum engineering students learn drilling engineering, production engineering, and reservoir engineering, as well as receive hands-on lab and field experience in our unparalleled location in the Northern Rockies. In short, a large part of a petroleum engineer’s job is to find crude oil and natural gas for the country’s energy needs and design and develop methods for extracting them from below the Earth’s surface. In petroleum engineering, students develop an in-depth understanding of natural resource recovery, the economics of the industry, and respect for the environment.
(Provided By: Montana Technological University)
"The Environmental Resources Engineering program is accredited as an environmental engineering program, with 2 years of core science and engineering courses followed by upper level requirements that train students in Ecological Engineering, Geospatial Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, and Environmental Resources Engineering."
(Provided By: SUNY-ESF)
"The Bachelor of Science degree provides a foundation for careers in many facets of the energy industry. The program represents an evolution toward a broader forward-looking energy curriculum, while still providing an Earth-sciences based engineering approach to energy resources."
(Provided By; Stanford University)