Energy Engineering Technology - BS

Energy Engineering Technology - BS

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Why study energy engineering technology?

This century’s moon shot will be providing energy that can power an enjoyable standard of living for people around the globe while protecting the planet from further damage. Those with experience in energy engineering technology will be at the forefront of meeting the United States’ ever-growing demand for energy, efficiency and converting from old systems to new. Job growth in this area is poised to drive competitive salaries as industries and communities choose to improve the efficiency of their energy use.

What will I learn?

A core of math, science and engineering technology courses will give you the breadth and depth to tackle a variety of engineering problems. Then you’ll add knowledge about mechanical engineering technology, petroleum technology and energy science and technology, including courses in Geographic Information Systems, automation and sensors that are used throughout the energy industry – from solar arrays and windmills to drill rigs and pipelines. Finally, you’ll choose an area of emphasis in conventional energy, renewable energy or energy efficiency.

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What can I do with a degree in Energy Engineering Technology?

Build new green structures, improve energy storage, manage energy distribution or work on a solar array or traditional power station. That’s just the beginning of what you can do in this growing field.


  • Engineering firms
  • Consultants
  • Manufacturers
  • Solar power generators
  • Utilities

Job titles:

  • Building automation programmer
  • Design engineer
  • Energy manager
  • Energy systems engineer
  • Field service engineer
  • Green building engineer
  • Relay substation technician
  • Sustainability engineer
  • Sales engineers
  • Solar consultant
  • Solar installer
  • Wind turbine technician

Unique program features


Distinction one:

A brand new, 40,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility with the best equipment.


Distinction two:

A curriculum that introduces you to energy engineering skills that give you maximum flexibility for their futures.


Distinction three:

Our location in the heart of the two largest shale basins in the United States, as well as at the center of plentiful wood and biomass resources.

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