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Find MSc Programs in Energy Studies in USA 2019/2020

The MSc, or Master of Science, is a popular Master’s degree designation. Internationally recognized, the MSc is typically awarded after about five to six years of rigorous study in what is usually a science-based field.

Energy studies are useful for those looking to learn about how power works. Specialized energy programs may focus on a specific type of energy, such as solar or wind. Some programs may teach about sustainable energy and reducing the negative environmental impact of conventional power.

Education in the United States is mainly provided by the public sector, with control and funding coming from three levels: state, local, and federal, in that order. The common requirements to study at a higher education level in United States will include your admissions essay (also known as the statement of purpose or personal statement), transcript of records, recommendation/reference letters, language tests

Top MScs in Energy Studies in USA 2019/2020

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8 Results in Energy Studies, USA

San Francisco State University

The aggregate of courses that comprise the core of this concentration is designed to give students a broad foundation in general areas of engineering project management a ... [+]

Mission and Goal

The mission of the School of Engineering is to educate students from a diverse and multicultural population to become productive members of the engineering profession and society at large.

Required Courses (12 units)

Course List Code Title Units

ENGR 800 Engineering Communications 3 ENGR 801 Engineering Management 3 ENGR 820 Energy Resources and Sustainability 3 ENGR 863 Advanced Thermal-fluids 3

The aggregate of courses that comprise the core of this concentration is designed to give students a broad foundation in general areas of engineering project management and engineering communications, and in Energy Systems. These courses are aimed to provide our students opportunities for career advancement in their profession.... [-]

USA San Francisco
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Rochester

The development of sustainable energy using solar cells, fuel cells, biofuels, and nuclear fusion has attracted tremendous attention worldwide. ... [+]

M.S. Alternative Energy

The development of sustainable energy using solar cells, fuel cells, biofuels, and nuclear fusion has attracted tremendous attention worldwide. The Chemical Engineering faculty has established exceptionally strong research programs in advanced materials, biotechnology, and nanotechnology as the intellectual foundation for the pursuit of alternative energy resources to supplement, and ultimately to supplant, fossil fuels. It is timely to have a New York State approved M.S. Alternative Energy degree program in place to educate and train the workforce for an emerging job market into the future. This post-graduate program is designed for students entering with a B.S. degree in engineering or science.... [-]

USA New York
September 2019
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

Narrow your focus to a specific area of study as you find new ways to reduce a product’s environmental effects at every stage of its lifecycle, from conception, developme ... [+]

Overview

Sustainable engineering refers to the integration of social, environmental, and economic considerations into the design of product, process, and energy systems. Additionally, sustainable engineering encourages the consideration of the complete product and process lifecycle during the design effort. The intent is to minimize environmental impacts across the entire lifecycle of a product or process while simultaneously maximizing the benefits to social and economic stakeholders. This environmental engineering degree builds on RIT’s work in sustainability research and education and offers students the flexibility to develop tracks in areas such as renewable energy systems, systems modeling and analysis, product design, and engineering policy and management.... [-]

USA Rochester
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences

Electric energy systems are rapidly transforming, making jobs in the energy sector among the fastest growing in the U.S. Our program equips students for energy management ... [+]

Program Details

Students gain an understanding of the grid, historically and today; electricity markets; electricity production, efficiency, and conservation; governance, risk, and compliance (GRC); environmental impacts and constraints from energy; and the policy environment. They develop skills in strategic management, communication, change management, stakeholder engagement, and critical and systems thinking.

Our interdisciplinary program features small class sizes and opportunities for research, internships, and professional engagement.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

utilize principles and processes of whole systems to understand how the energy system impacts and is related to the ecological system and the social system. demonstrate an understanding of the energy policy and market environments and their impact on energy consumption and production. demonstrate an understanding of the human dimension of energy systems including managing for change, stakeholder engagement, and customer engagement. communicate skillfully through written reports and oral presentations in styles relevant to the energy field. utilize critical analysis to understand why the current electricity generation and distribution system evolved and how to move it towards the 21st-century grid. Program Highlights Classes are taught by full-time faculty, as well as by part-time faculty who have experiential knowledge in the energy sector. We host guest speakers representing many aspects of the industry-government, utilities, NGOs, private firms. Evening classes are held at USF’s downtown San Francisco campus at 101 Howard Street. Saturday classes are held at the main campus. OFFERED IN ... [-]
USA San Francisco
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Full-time
18 - 24 months
Campus
Wright State University

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering offers a program of graduate study leading to a Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) degree with a major in Re ... [+]

Program Description

The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering offers a program of graduate study leading to a Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) degree with a major in Renewable and Clean Energy. The Renewable and Clean Energy program includes courses on many types of alternative energy systems, in addition to courses on fundamental concepts related to energy. Included in this program are courses on fuel cells, solar energy, wind power, hydrogen fuel, energy conversion, energy materials, energy efficiency, thermodynamics, etc. The intent of this program is to train the next generation of renewable and clean energy engineers and to develop research in the area of renewable and clean energies.... [-]

USA Dayton
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of North Texas College of Engineering

Where will you make your mark in future innovations? Will you help provide cleaner and more sustainable energy, improve human health or devise better technologies for gro ... [+]

Where will you make your mark in future innovations? Will you help provide cleaner and more sustainable energy, improve human health or devise better technologies for ground and air transportation, or even space exploration?

You’ll plan your degree program with the assistance and approval of your major professor and advisory committee. Graduation requires earning a B average in all courses.

Thesis option

24 credit hours of graduate-level courses. A minimum of 18 credit hours must be selected from courses offered by the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering. Remaining coursework may be selected from other departments with your faculty advisor’s approval. 6 credit hours of master’s thesis. An oral presentation of the thesis is required. A decision on acceptance of the thesis is made by your advisory committee. ... [-]
USA Denton
January 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus
SUNY Cortland

Climate change is the central environmental challenge of our time. To address this challenge we must use energy more efficiently and maximize our use of renewable energy. ... [+]

Climate change is the central environmental challenge of our time. To address this challenge we must use energy more efficiently and maximize our use of renewable energy. Making this transformation requires a deep knowledge of the science of sustainable energy as well as a firm grounding in the business and communication skills needed to translate technical knowledge into real world solutions. Graduates of the Professional Science Masters (PSM) in Sustainable Energy Systems will be empowered to help make this transformation and help grow the green economy of New York.

Why Study at SUNY Cortland?

Program Highlights

Through advanced study in the physics of sustainable energy systems, you’ll explore engineering mechanics, energy and sustainability, fundamentals of thermodynamics and the thermodynamics of building design and technology. You’ll also investigate the physics of renewable energy technology, as well as power electronics and circuit elements and devices. Key business topics include accounting, marketing, management and professional writing.... [-]

USA Cortland
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Colorado Denver Online

The Master of Science in Global Energy Management (GEM) is a business and leadership degree, offered in a hybrid online format so you can work while you study. This 18-mo ... [+]

The Master of Science in Global Energy Management (GEM) from the University of Colorado Denver Business School is a graduate business and leadership degree designed to develop future leaders in the energy industry. This 18-month, 36-credit “energy MBA” offered in a hybrid online format offers graduate business courses focused entirely on the energy industry, with a global perspective spanning all energy sectors. The curriculum is taught by expert practitioners and continuously vetted by industry partners.

Career and Learning Outcomes

Most graduates (55%) report an increase in salary by graduation, with 15% receiving an increase of 20% or more. Our graduates often ascend to leadership in their current area, gain the skills to transition to a new role or sector, or even start their own companies.... [-]

USA Denver
January 2020
Full-time
18 months
Online