10 Reasons to choose the Master of Science in Energy or Certificate in Energy

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The Texas A&M Energy Institute is now accepting applications for the Master of Science in Energy (MSE) and the Certificate in Energy.

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Master of Science in Energy (MSE)

The Texas A&M Energy Institute offers a professional
Master of Science in Energy (MSE) degree and a
Certificate in Energy.

2017-2018 Applications Open: October 1, 2016
2017-2018 Application Deadline: February 15, 2017
2017-2018 Program Starting Date: September 1, 2017

Earning the Degree

Master of Science in Energy (MSE)

Through a 10-month long program, featuring thesis and non-thesis tracks, the professional “Master of Science in Energy” aims to expose students and professionals to (a) important energy challenges and opportunities, and (b) advances in theory, methods, technologies, and applications delivered by energy leaders from academia, industry, and government, through a module-based structure and a distinguished seminar series.

Emphasis is be placed on creating the new generation of energy educated students and professionals who will be broadly educated on all components of energy through quantitative analytical methods and multi-scale systems based approaches.

Track 1

Track 1 requires 16 modules, thesis, and seminars and results in 32 student credit hours. This track includes a research thesis and requires students to be In Residence in College Station, Texas. Students will work in conjunction with faculty members affiliated with the Texas A&M Energy Institute.

For a full listing of modules and courses, visit the Curriculum and Modules page.

Track 2

Track 2 requires 23 modules and seminars, and results in 36.5 student credit hours. This track is offered to students or professionals In Residence in College Station, Texas or online via distance learning. Track 2 will be offered for the first time Online in fall 2017.

For a full listing of modules and courses, visit the Curriculum and Modules page.

Program Costs

Estimated costs for the 2016-2017 academic year, including tuition, fees, program fees, and other university academic costs are listed below. This estimate covers university costs for a student’s full program completion of the Master of Science in Energy for either Track 1 or Track 2.

Master of Science in Energy Resident /
In-State
Non-Resident /
Out-of-State
Total Estimated Cost $30,000 $40,000

Scholarships, fellowships, and assistantships are available for many Texas A&M students. For more information on these opportunities, visit the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid website.

Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year at Texas A&M has not yet been finalized, and therefore the cost for Online delivery of the Master of Science in Energy Track 2, which will begin in fall 2017, cannot be calculated at this time.

Fast Track to Energy Leadership

Fast Track

The Texas A&M Energy Institute’s Master of Science in Energy (MSE) is designed to create the next generation of leaders in energy, this program targets both students and professionals who want to be educated on the high-impact and interdisciplinary facets of the energy research landscape through quantitative analytical methods and multi-scale systems based approaches.

The degree program introduces students and professionals to the multiple interdisciplinary facets of energy ranging from an overview of energy technologies (fossil-based, renewable, and non-fossil based) to multi-scale energy systems engineering methods, to energy economics, law, security, policy, and societal impact.

Truly Interdisciplinary Impact

Interdisciplinary Impact

Seminars and lectures are delivered by distinguished energy experts from academia, industry, and government. Faculty from the:

  • Bush School of Government and Public Service
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Architecture
  • College of Geosciences
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • Dwight Look College of Engineering
  • Mays Business School
  • School of Law

are participating in the professional Master of Science in Energy program. Research thesis topics are provided and supervised by faculty members affiliated with the Texas A&M Energy Institute.

 

Program Educational Objectives

The aims of the professional “Master of Science in Energy (MSE)” degree program are: