Wind Energy Graduate Certificate

UMass Amherst - Winde Energy Center


The UMass Wind Energy Center’s Graduate Certificate/Concentration in Wind Power Engineering is the first ever wind energy certificate/concentration program in the U.S. This 15 credit program offers a unique opportunity for students or professionals to obtain in-depth knowledge of all aspects of wind energy including engineering topics (aerodynamics, structures and loads, design, electrical issues, support structures, wind and wave external conditions) as well as critical non-engineering issues (economics, permitting, standards, environmental impacts, policy). Students also have the flexibility to specialize in certain aspects of wind energy that are of particular interest. This program is ideally suited for: undergraduate engineers interested in graduate-level studies in wind energy industry, professionals in other industries interested in transitioning into the wind energy industry, and current industry practitioners interested in additional education and credentials.

Please see program link below for additional details and requirements.


  • Institution Name: UMass Amherst - Winde Energy Center
  • Department: Dept of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • Address: 160 Governors Drive, Amherst, MA 01003
  • Website:


  • Name: Jody Lally
  • Title: Program Manager
  • Email:
  • Phone: 413-545-4359