New York University (NYU) has an energy efficiency and renewable energy certificate program for experienced business professionals. The Clean Start program provides a comprehensive background for those who want to start a company or switch careers. The classes are part time and take place in the evenings and weekends allowing professionals to work while they attend school. Study involves hands on learning and mentor-ship.
Classes start on January 4, 2016 and run until July 2, 2016. During these 7 months there are a total of 120 hours of classroom time.
In addition to a capstone project there are the 5 classes:
1.Clean Energy And The World: A Comparative Perspective
2. The Energy System: Cleantech As A Game Changer
4. Urban Infrastructure Systems Management
5. Analytics For Energy Professionals
The minimum requirement for participation in the program is an undergraduate degree from an accredited university. Interested applicants must also have between 5 and 10 years of working experience. Those interested in applying for the spring and summer 2016 semester must apply before October 4, 2015.
Scholarships are available for those who can demonstrate financial need.
This program was developed by NYU School of Professional Studies Center for Global Affairs (CGA) and the New York City Accelerator for a Clean and Resilient Economy (NYC ACRE), the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering clean-energy incubator seeded by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
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