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Master of Science in Sustainable Energy and Master of Business Administration

The EIU Master of Science Dual Degree Program offers graduate students an opportunity to obtain degrees in both the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy and Master of Business Administration (MBA) concurrently.

This dual degree program provides students the opportunity to obtain degrees in both the Master of Business Administration (Applied Management Option) and Master of Science in Sustainable Energy. This allows candidates to develop advanced knowledge and skills in leadership, management, and business functions and that complement that expertise with leadership and management skills in the energy industry. 

The Dual Degree program enables students to obtain two graduate degrees at the same time which creates more marketable resume.

Course Matrix Dual Degree MBA and MS in Sustainable Energy

Master of Science in Sustainable Energy

Master of Business Administration: Applied Management Option

1. BIO 5333   Bioenergy and Bioresources (option for BIO and CHM majors)

1. BIO 5203   Environmental Biology and Sustainability (option for non-BIO majors)

 

2. CHM 5007   Energy Chemistry

 

3. PHY 5233   Energy and the Environment

 

4. TEC 5533   Biomass Gasification

 

5. TEC 5103   Science and Technology of Leadership

5. MBA 5680 Organizational Behavior and Group Dynamics

1. MBA 5680 Organizational Behavior and Group Dynamics   (Required)

 

 

6. TEC 5133   Total Quality Systems

6. MBA 5660 Operations Management

2. MBA 5660 Operations Management (Required)

7. MBA 5001   Business Operations in Sustainable Energy Facilities

3. MBA 5010 Accounting from a Management Perspective (Required)

8. PLS 5843   Seminar in Public Policy

8. ECN 5411   Seminar in Natural Resources and Environmental Economics

 

9. TEC   5143 Research in Technology

4. TEC 5143 Research in Technology (MBA Elective)

10. CMN/ENG 5260 Communication in   Science and Technical Organizations

 

11. CERE 5983 Sustainability Practicum

 

12. CERE 5953 Sustainable Energy   Research

 

 

Required MBA Coursework:

5. MBA 5000 Strategic Management 

6. MBA 5500 Quantitative   Modeling

7. MBA 5550 Marketing Management

8. MBA 5640 Financial Management

9. MBA 5670 Management of Information   Systems

10. MBA 5900 Management Simulation

11. MBA Elective [3 credit], or as   approved by the Coordinator, Graduate Business Studies (cannot be one of the   MS Sustainable Energy listed classes)

Total: 36   Hours

Total: 33   Hours

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for degree candidacy in both programs, applicants must meet all of the requirements for admission to the Graduate School. Refer to Admission to Degree and Certificate Programs.

  • Admission to the Master of Business Administration: In addition to the published university graduate degree status requirements, applicants must meet all of the requirements for the Master of Business Administration established by the School of Business as outlined in the current Graduate Catalog.
  • Admission the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy: In addition to the published university graduate degree status requirements, applicant must meet all of the admission requirements for the Master of Science in Sustainable Energy established by the Center for clean Energy Research and Education (CENCERE) as outlined in the current Graduate Catalog.

Degree Audit

The graduate plan of study is the EIU Degree Audit, which is generated automatically in the Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) at the time of degree or certificate candidacy. Modifications of the standard EIU Degree Audit are submitted by the graduate coordinator to the certification officer in the Graduate School at the time modifications are approved. The Degree Audit serves as an unofficial summary of requirements for the program. Degree and certificate candidates are advised to review the comprehensive summary of the Degree Audit process specified on the “Requirements for All Degree and Certificate Candidates” section of the Graduate Catalog. Individual programs may require candidates to submit plans of study in addition to the Degree Audit; candidates should consult with the program Coordinator.

Required Study Form

The Dual Degree Study Form is used by graduate students to submit their study plan as part of graduation requirements by the Graduate School. Please feel free to enter different elective courses for your graduate study, including transfer credits as approved previously.

Click here to download the MS in  Sustainable Energy and MBA Dual Degree Study Form.

Please email your study plan (this file) to Laurie Smith at techgrad@eiu.edu.