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Alternative Energy Programs

The Alternative Energy Program provides engineering and science students with a unique applied foundation in solar and renewable energy technology. The program emphasizes learning through team based applied research projects. The curriculum is a result of a cooperative agreement between Crowder College and the School of Engineering at the University of Missouri at Rolla; cooperative programs are available at Southwest Missouri State University and Pittsburg State University. Students in the Alternative Energy program include engineering, science, and technology majors.

Alternative Energy Program Degree Requirements

    • AA Degree – Solar Option
    • AA Degree – Wind Option
    • AAS Degree – Energy Efficient Building Option
    • AAS Degree – Solar Option
    • AAS Degree – Wind Option


  • AS Degree – Pre-Engineering – Alternative Energy Option

Certifications within the Alternative Energy Program

  • Active Solar Technician Certificate
  • Wind Energy Technician Certificate