Learn about Energy and STEM Education

Virginia offers a number of energy education programs to help individuals get into our industry. The programs listed below are ones which the Virginia Energy Workforce Consortium has helped develop and implement.

In addition to the programs listed below, there are many certificates, degrees, and workforce programs which will help prepare someone for our industry. Some examples include: Engineering, Engineering Technology, Instrumentation and Controls, Technology degrees (Electrical, Mechanical, etc.), and more.

High School / Career and Technical Education Center Pathway

***Additional high schools are seeking approval to offer this course.

Community College Certificates and Degrees
College and University Degrees

A number of Virginia’s colleges and universities offer degree programs with a focus on energy and nuclear.




Workforce / Industry Certificates
Military and Veterans Programs
  • Troops to Energy Jobs
  • DoD / Military SkillBridge Programs
  • Credits2Careers
    • Virginia Community College System – The Credits2Careers Veterans Portal will allow veterans to upload their Joint Services Transcript to see instantly how many academic credits their military training and experience could translate into helping to accelerate the veterans time to a credential, certificate, or degree.


Veterans Resource Centers at Virginia’s Community Colleges

Seven of Virginia’s Community Colleges are part of the commonwealth’s VERITAS (Veteran Education Resource Initiative for Transition, Advising, and Success) program. Those colleges include:

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