A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.
Programs focused on sustainable energy provide students with knowledge surrounding alternative, more environmentally friendly forms of energy. Some common topics may include renewable energy transportation systems, thermodynamics, wind energy, nuclear engineering, solar thermal energy applications and energy systems management.
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Drawing on the innovation and expertise of the University of Maryland Energy Research Center, the energy systems engineering masters program prepares professional engineers for the multi-disciplinary challenges of this rapidly growing field. Students can build on the core coursework through our defined elective sets in reliability engineering and energy systems or by mixing and matching technical electives. [+]
Requirements specific to the energy systems engineering program include:A bachelor's degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in civil and environmental, mechanical, or chemical and bimolecular engineering from an accredited institution Completion of calculus I, II, and III and differential equations, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer [-]
Become an energy leader of the future. Learn how to overcome the challenges of transitioning to a low carbon energy system to provide affordable, reliable and sustainable energy. [+]
Learn about the complex nature of energy generation, distribution and supply, and the challenges of transitioning to a sustainable energy future.
Our world is facing an energy crisis and we need professionals with interdisciplinary knowledge of science, policy, and industry to help organizations prosper in the low carbon economy.
This MicroMasters program will equip you with the knowledge to take on these challenges.You will explore the crucial role of technology, policy, and innovation in energy project management and development and grasp the importance of balancing the trade-offs between social, economic and environmental considerations.You will gain a deep understanding of sustainability and risk management principles that you can apply to your own situation where it intersects with the complex world of energy.This MicroMasters credential will showcase your in-depth knowledge of the dynamic nature of sustainable energy generation and supply.This MicroMasters credential may allow you to take advantage of the opportunity to be accepted into the Master of Sustainable Energy at The University of Queensland and accelerate degree completion.... [-]