The purpose of the Graduate Certificate in Public Utility Management and Regulation is to provide both professionals and graduate students considering careers in regulation to have the tools to compete for potential jobs.
Upon successful completion of this certificate program, a student will:
- Be knowledgeable in the history, evolution and the basic concepts central to the regulations of the utilities industry.
- Be knowledgeable in the regulatory issues confronting state regulatory agencies.
- Be knowledgeable in the design and decision-making aspects of rate cases and policy analysis of current regulatory issues.
- Be able to conduct basic research and be knowledgeable as to where to find qualified data/resources to interpret the impact of alternative policies on customers of utilities and the financial conditions of utilities.