About the Sustainable Technologies Program
Start Your Path to a Green Job Today!
Santa Monica College is one of California’s most sustainable community college campuses. We deliver high quality, relevant education, and training designed to prepare you for a career in some of California’s fastest growing industries: Solar, Energy Efficiency and Recycling.
Courses not only provide hands-on experiences but also integrate current software, technology, and industry best practices to help ensure that graduates are ready to fill high paying, in-demand jobs in a field of work that is both exciting and essential.
Sustainable technologies coursework at SMC will give you the tools you need to excel in a wide range of positions that continue to grow in these dynamic fields. Our close connections and partnerships with industry leaders will help you maximize internship opportunities and compete in the job market.
Why choose a sustainable technologies certificate?
- Start working in the fast-growing, in-demand green jobs sector
- Switch to a fulfilling career
- Advance in your current position with added skills
- Learn more about the Sustainable Technology Program
- Learn more about noncredit Sustainability Systems Technology Pathways
Gain the skills necessary to place and advance in the solar energy industry, while developing a holistic perspective on the role of solar power in a changing global economy and climate.
Learn to analyze utility bills, electrical and gas systems, and to then make cost-effective recommendations for energy efficiency upgrades and demand-side management.
Recycling & Resource Management
Gain practical skills and theoretical frameworks to help individuals, communities, and businesses reduce their waste, save money, and operate more efficiently.
Sustainability Systems & Technology
Kickstart a job in the burgeoning field of sustainable materials management, and be a step ahead in the job market.