Ecotech Institute in Aurora, Colorado (Denver metro area) is the first and only college entirely focused on preparing graduates for careers in the fields of renewable energy, sustainability, and energy efficiency. We offer associate's degree programs designed by experts in the industry for people seeking renewable energy jobs in the rapidly emerging clean tech economy.

Each of our programs can be completed in as little as 18 months, with some courses available online. For those interested in a business career focused on environmental sustainability, Ecotech Institute also offers a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.

We provide the practical skills students need to be successful in dynamic environmental careers and a student experience unparalleled by other renewable energy schools through:

  • Day or night class schedules so students may continue to work while in school
  • Small class sizes with practical, hands-on individualized instruction
  • Instructors with real-world experience in the fields they teach
  • A focus on the skills most in demand by clean energy employers
  • Accreditation by ACICS
  • Career placement assistance
  • Financial aid available for those who qualify


Ecotech Institute is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Ecotech Institute is not regulated in Texas under Chapter 132 of the Texas Education Code.