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Career Area: Architecture and Construction
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-481-5
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4303.5
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Building Science & Energy Management Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Construction & Building Inspectors
Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technicians
Energy Auditors
Energy Conservation Representative
Environmental Field Technician

 

Building Science & Energy Management Programs

In the United States, buildings represent one of our biggest energy consumers. As a result, buildings have been targeted for energy reduction strategies to reduce cost and dependence on carbon based fuels. Building Science and Energy Management will examine the built environment and how it relates to energy using the latest research, tools, and technology available. You will gain hands-on experience working with community projects and in living laboratories in Western’s state-of-the-art facilities, including Western’s Passive House Instructional Facility. Study topics include energy auditing, energy management, renewable energy systems, and integrated design.

The focus of the program is to prepare you for entry-level work in the growing renewable energy, energy efficiency, and building systems industry. Having these unique skills will give you a leg-up in a competitive job market.

Building Science & Energy Management Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
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