Energy Management

Master of Science in Energy Management

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Campus address: MS Programs Office- College of Business Administration Building (CBA) 2.502, phone (512) 232-1900

Mailing address: The University of Texas at Austin, Master of Science Programs Office, 2110 Speedway, Stop B6000, Austin TX 78712

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The Master of Science in Energy Management (MSEMA) degree at the McCombs School of Business provides students with the ability to enhance their existing skills with required coursework in business, engineering, law, science and policy. The program is designed to allow students to contribute to the analysis of the ability of various energy sources – both fossil fuels and renewables – to meet future energy needs. 

The ten-month program is offered in a face-to-face format in Austin, Texas, and begins with a summer intensive program. The fall semester provides broad training in energy, and the spring allows a student to specialize with coursework that specializes in oil and gas and electricity.

Facilities for Graduate Work

The physical facilities, computing systems, and research centers that support graduate work in the McCombs School are described in the Business Administration section under Facilities for Graduate Work

Areas of Study

The MSEMA degree addresses challenges in both electricity and oil and gas topics using tools from business, engineering, science, law, and policy.

Graduate Studies Committee

A Graduate Studies Committee will be announced.

Admissions Requirements

Admission to the program is extremely competitive. The admission decision is based on a holistic review process that includes the applicant’s academic record, test scores, essays, resume, and letters of recommendation.  Students must enter the Master of Science in Energy Management Option III program in the summer semester.  

Degree Requirements

The Master of Science in Energy Management degree requires 35 hours of credit and does not require a master's thesis or report. The program includes 18 hours of required coursework and 17 hours of prescribed electives.  Elective course offerings may change from year to year as student interest and industry needs evolve. All coursework must be logically related, and the student’s entire program must be approved by the graduate adviser.