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Sustainable & Renewable Energy

Point of Pride

Illinois State developed the first interdisciplinary Renewable Energy major in the United States.

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Your Education

Our interdisciplinary curriculum was shaped by sustainable and renewable energy experts and employers, giving you the skills needed to thrive in a growing industry that blends business, science, and technology.

  • Design solar power systems
  • Analyze wind energy data
  • Understand energy economics and public policy
  • Learn about energy efficiency and management
  • Complete a minor in a related field

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March 2023 Webinar (17:52): Sustainable & Renewable Energy at Illinois State University

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Your Career

Our graduates go on to become:

  • Development Manager
  • Energy Auditing Specialist
  • Field Manager, Solar Installation
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Power Marketer
  • Project Manager
  • Project Engineer
  • Project Specialist
  • Wind Technologist

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