What is Energy Technologies?
If you enjoy working with your hands, being outside, installing new systems, and solving problems, then a career in the energy industry may appeal to you. Students can earn an Associate in Applied Science in Energy Technologies degree and/or a certificate in one or more specialized, but related areas. The multiple options for certificates within the degree are associated with different energy careers, allowing students to match their strengths and interests with an appropriate plan of study. The degree, certificate options, and preparation for industry certifications give students a strong foundation to build a long-term future in the energy industry.
What are my career choices?
Alternative Energy emphasizes the practical study and implementation of solar, wind, geo-thermal and bio-fuel technologies.
|Energy Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Energy Efficiency and Analysis||$61,502|
|Outside Plant Technician||$45,981|
|Energy Efficiency Electrical Controls Technician||$61,029|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Associate of Applied Science: Energy Technology - Energy Efficiency Track
- Energy Efficiency And Analysis
- Outside Plant Technician
- Solar/Photovoltaic Technologies
- Energy Utility Technician
- Advising Certificate Plans for all Energy Technologies Certificates