The Master of Science in Sustainable Energy Management program (MSSEM) focuses on renewable energy production, transformation, distribution, and management. It is designed to provide students with a well-balanced education in the areas of renewable energy science, engineering, and management.
The core courses of this program provide the skills and expertise required for a comprehensive understanding of the most recent technological, institutional, and economic issues related to renewable energy sustainability planning and development.
This professional master’s program also addresses the leadership gap in renewable energy and related companies. It provides students with managerial skills that will allow them to monitor complex social-technical systems related to energy and the environment.
MSSEM Application and Admissions Requirements
The MSSEM program is designed for university graduates who hold a Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in engineering, physics, chemistry, computer science, and mathematics.
Candidates whose academic background lacks specific requirements for the graduate MSSEM program may need to take mandatory undergraduate foundation courses prior to admission in the graduate program.
MSSEM Degree Requirements
In order to earn an MSSEM degree, a student must:
1. Fulfill the major (24 SCH) course requirements for the MSSEM, in addition to any undergraduate prerequisite courses that may be needed.
2. Complete and defend the Thesis (SEM 5633 6 SCH) or MS Final Project (SEM 5333 3 SCH) successfully. Students who select the project option also need to pass an additional approved elective for 3 SCH.
3. Have an overall GPA of at least 3.00.
4. Earn a grade of B- or better in all courses counting towards the MSSEM.