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Studying Energy Engineering at Weber State

Explore the future of sustainable energy with Weber State University's Energy Engineering Program. From optimizing energy efficiency to harnessing renewable resources, our program covers power generation, environmental compliance and energy management. As we pursue accreditation from ABET, our collaboration with the newly established Weber Industrial Assessment Center ensures hands-on experience through living labs and internships, shaping graduates ready to lead in the energy industry.

Energy Engineering Highlights

You'll take courses in the Mechanical Engineering Program, bolstered by others in Electrical Engineering. Energy Engineering courses are an integral part of the program as well. Throughout the curriculum, you'll tackle cutting-edge challenges in energy efficiency, renewable resources, energy systems design, and sustainability, preparing you for a dynamic career. 

In collaboration with the newly established Weber Industrial Assessment Center (Weber IAC), a Department of Energy Center, students will receive hands-on learning through living labs at Weber State, as well as on-the-job training through paid internship opportunities at the IAC. This partnership provides invaluable practical training, preparing graduates for successful careers in the energy industry or advanced studies in the field.

Beyond the Classroom

Weber IAC is also partnering with local energy engineering consulting firms in Salt Lake City to provide you with real work experience and a successful career pathway. Whether through internships or hands-on learning, you'll gain practical skills and industry insights to excel in the exciting field of energy engineering.

What You’ll LEARN at Weber

Learn about sustainable and renewable energy, work in teams, communicate technical information, and understand the impact of engineering solutions on society.

Specific topics covered include:

  • Sustainable energy  
  • Energy auditing  
  • Renewable energy systems design 
  • Energy and environmental issues  
  • Energy management  
  • Heating, ventilating and air conditioning
  • Energy and legal issues  

What You CAN DO After Weber

Gain employment in the engineering or other physical science/technology field in a position that utilizes the curriculum knowledge and skills developed in the Energy Engineering Program. Work for places like the Department of Defense, GMRE, Boeing, Northrop Grumman and more.

If you have questions, contact a WSU Career Advisor.