OSU-Cascades: Senior instructor of engineering Rebecca Webb is a member of the faculty team that leads the energy systems engineering program at OSU-Cascades

A degree program launched at Oregon State University-Cascades Campus more than a decade ago to address the national need for energy-savvy engineers has contributed more than 200 workers to the field, with most working in Central Oregon and around the state.

One of only six accredited bachelor’s degrees of its kind in the country, the energy systems engineering program is housed in the OSU College of Engineering.

Since launching in 2011, the program has produced 207 graduates. According to Webb, there is a 95% job placement rate among graduates of the program. More than half of the Class of 2023’s graduates had accepted jobs in the field before receiving their degree.

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