Energy Systems, MS

This program includes an online/hybrid delivery option. Course work for this option is offered online. Students enrolled at a regional campus may enroll in specific hybrid delivery sections of these courses. Hybrid courses have periodic face-to-face regional campus meetings.

Graduate Certificate Options

Students who are officially accepted into a graduate degree program in the College of Engineering may apply to pursue one of the following graduate engineering certificates in addition to the MS or PhD. Please visit the links below for additional information about each graduate engineering certificate program, related requirements, and how to apply.

Chemical Engineering

Computer Systems Engineering

Energy Systems

Engineering Management

Industrial Engineering

Telecommunication Systems Management

Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership

Master's Degree in Energy Systems with Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership

Students may complete a master's degree in Energy Systems in addition to earning a Graduate Certificate 
in Engineering Leadership. Students must apply and be admitted to the Gordon Engineering Leadership Program in order to pursue this option. The program requires fulfillment of the16 semester-hour-curriculum required to earn the Graduate Certificate in Engineering Leadership, which includes an industry based challenge project with multiple mentors. The integrated 39.5 semester hour degree and certificate will require 16 hours of advisor-approved Energy Systems technical courses.

Engineering Leadership

Complete all courses and requirements listed below unless otherwise indicated.

Core Requirements

ACCT 6200Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 13
ACCT 6201Financial Reporting and Managerial Decision Making 21.5
EMGT 6225Economic Decision Making4
ENSY 5000Fundamentals of Energy System Integration4
FINA 6200Value Creation through Financial Decision Making3
ME 6200Mathematical Methods for Mechanical Engineers 14

Options

Complete one of the following options:

General Option

Complete 16 semester hours from the following:16
Deterministic Operations Research
Environmental Systems
and Recitation for ARCH 5210
Materials Chemistry of Renewable Energy
Fundamental Science of Photovoltaics
Heterogeneous Catalysis
Biochemical Engineering
Environmental Protection and Management
Electric Drives
Power Systems Analysis 1
Power Electronics
Electrical Machines
Special Topics in Power Systems
Special Topics
Engineering Project Management
Wind Energy Systems
Special Topics in Energy Systems
Independent Study
Cities, Sustainability, and Climate Change
Environmental Issues in Manufacturing and Product Use
Solar Thermal Engineering
Gas Turbine Combustion
General Thermodynamics
Combustion and Air Pollution
Fundamentals of Combustion
Climate Change and Urbanization in Developing Countries

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

35.5 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required

Online/Hybrid Option

Complete 16 semester hours from the following:16
Environmental Protection and Management
Power Systems Analysis 1
Special Topics
Engineering Project Management
Engineering Probability and Statistics
Deterministic Operations Research
Environmental Issues in Manufacturing and Product Use
Solar Thermal Engineering
General Thermodynamics

Program Credit/GPA Requirements

35.5 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required

Certificate Option

Students completing this option receive a Graduate Certificate in addition to the master’s degree.

Required Course Work
Complete 16 semester hours of graduate certificate required course work.16
Elective
ENSY elective from list under general option4

Program Credit/GPA Requirements for Certificate Option

39.5 total semester hours required
Minimum 3.000 GPA required

Sample Curriculum

Below is a sample curriculum for either the co-op or non-co-op tracks.

Technical Background Track with Co-op

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHoursSummer 1HoursSummer 2Hours
ENSY 50004ACCT 62003Elective4ENSY 69640
EMGT 62254ENCP 60001  
ME 62004Elective4  
 Elective4  
 12 12 4 0
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHours  
ENSY 69640ACCT 62011.5  
 FINA 62003  
 Elective4  
 0 8.5  
Total Hours: 36.5

Non Co-op Track

Year 1
FallHoursSpringHours
ENSY 50004ACCT 62003
ME 62004EMGT 62254
 Elective4
 8 11
Year 2
FallHoursSpringHours
FINA 62003Elective4
ACCT 62011.5Elective4
Elective4 
 8.5 8
Total Hours: 35.5