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Energy Systems Management, MS

Program Overview

Take classes on weekday evenings at our Downtown Campus. Study with classmates from all over the country and all over the world. Learn to create energy systems that meet society’s needs—and protect the environment. Conduct semester-long research on a topic of your choice. Complete the 34-unit program in 18 months or two years. Graduate with the skills and connections you need to advance your career in the public, private, or nonprofit sector.

Explore these three main areas in your coursework:

  1. Energy science and technology
  2. Energy business and finance
  3. Energy policy and regulation

Become an energy leader

Develop highly sought-after skills in:

  • Energy analysis
  • Critical thinking
  • Financial and energy modeling
  • Project management
  • Written and oral communications
  • Systems-level problem solving

Deepen your knowledge of:

  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Electricity system operations
  • Energy modeling tools and methods
  • Distributed energy resources
  • Federal and state energy policy and law
  • Utility rate design and cost allocation
  • Building and vehicle electrification

Energy Systems Management, MS/MBA

The combined MBA/Energy Systems Management program is designed for those interested in developing skills in both business and sustainable energy management.