The Master of Science in Sustainable Energy graduate degree program focuses on preparing leaders and managers for the entire energy industry. This multi-disciplinary degree is science based and technology management focused.
Students are required to complete 36 hours of the followings courses, to be eligible for the degree.
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Certification of Comprehensive Knowledge
- All students need to successfully complete the requirements of CERE 5953 Sustainable Energy Research to be become eligible for graduation. (See more details on Research page.)
- All students are required to successfully pass a written comprehensive examination prior to the completion of the graduate degree.
The following flexibilities may apply:
Students from a specific area may elect to take a more advanced course in the discipline in place of the above course(s). For example, a student with a bachelor degree in chemistry may elect to take a more advanced course from the department of chemistry to substitute the above "Energy Chemistry" course. Prior approval from the program director is required.
On the same level, students may elect to take either course. For example, a student may take "PLS 5843 Topical Seminar in Public Policy" or "ECN 5411 Seminar in Natural Resources and Environmental Economics," to meet the degree requirement.
TEC 5143 Research in Technology may be replaced by an equivalent research methods course from other participating departments/schools. Prior approval from the program director is required.
For more detailed information, please contact Dr. Peter Ping Liu, Director of Center for Clean Energy Research and Education (CENCERE), (217)581-6267, firstname.lastname@example.org.