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Energy Economics

Rice University

12 months
50310 USD/year
50310 USD/year
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The Master of Energy Economics (MEECON) is a 12-month, full-time professional master’s program at Rice University designed to educate future leaders and strategic thinkers in the energy sector.


Students develop skills to provide insightful analysis of energy markets in order to inform future market orientation, capital asset decisions and firm strategic direction.  Built upon programs in the Economics Department and the Baker Institute’s Center for Energy Studies (CES), the Master of Energy Economics provides a new avenue for energy professionals to develop human capital relevant for business development and/or strategic planning roles.

The Master of Energy Economics (MEECON) at Rice University develops and educates future leaders and strategic thinkers in the energy sector. Our program trains participants to provide insightful analysis and to inform such things as capital asset decisions, firm strategic direction and future market orientation by combining the disciplined study of market and economic principles with a deep understanding of the functioning and inter-connections of the energy industry. At the core of any discussion of these matters is the manner in which energy markets function.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy economics
  • Microeconomics of the energy sector
  • Applied econometrics for energy markets
  • Energy economics
  • Corporate finance for the energy sector

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee: $85 
  • Professional resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Approved TOEFL scores for applicants whose native language is not English and who did not receive a degree from a country in which English is the official language of communication (Rice University code 6609)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50310 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    50310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50310 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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Updated over a year ago

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