Montana State University-Northern
College of Technical Sciences
Sustainable Energy Technology AAS

* The AAS and CAS in Sustainable Energy Technology are currently in Moratorium. We are not accepting new students into these programs. Students currently enrolled will be able to complete the degree or certificate. These programs are being reviewed and may become available in the future.

Program Overview
Video: Sustainable Energy Technology

The Sustainable Energy Technology Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares graduates for technician jobs in the rapidly expanding sustainable energy industry. Program graduates have general skills in industrial safety, electrical troubleshooting, hydraulic and pneumatic system operation, and mechanical system repair. They also have specialized skills in programmable logic controls, digital electronics, and wind turbine operations and maintenance. These specialized skills are built on a strong educational foundation in math, writing, communications, and computing.

Career Opportunities
Certificate of Applied Science
Gainful Employment Information.

Wind energy development is growing exponentially every year, and the industry needs skilled workers with wind energy experience. MSU-Northern’s Sustainable Energy Technology Certificate of Applied Science (CAS) is a one year (30 credit) program designed to give students a solid foundation in the operation and maintenance of commercial and residential wind generators. Graduates of the program will gain the skills needed for entry positions into the wind energy industry.


Larry Strizich
   Office: Brockmann Center 210H
   Phone: (406) 265-3724

Trygve "Spike" Magelssen
   Office: Brockmann Center 209A
   Phone: (406) 265-4123