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Global Energy Management, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #301 (ARWU) Denver, CO, United States
Build a career that withstands any energy trend. With over ten years of experience in education, our curriculum cuts across all energy sectors, from power to renewables to oil and gas. The MSc in Global Energy Management program is offered at University of Colorado Denver.


Our Master of Science in Global Energy Management (GEM) program from University of Colorado Denver is a business and leadership degree, offered in a hybrid format that turns today’s energy professionals into tomorrow’s leaders. The hybrid format includes online coursework and a four-day on-campus weekend held in Denver every three months.

Graduate with the business acumen of an MBA, paired with a future-proof global perspective of the energy industry that spans all sectors. This degree prepares you to advance in your current field or to shift into a new role or sector.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Only energy program to offer an Executive in Residence program to give you access to leaders in the industry
  • Taught by energy practitioners with extensive experience across a number of industries
  • Hybrid format allows you to continue your education while working full-time from anywhere in the world

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy law: property, contracts, and transactions
  • Political risk analysis and strategy for energy business
  • Organizational behavior in the energy industry
  • Energy marketing and communication
  • Advanced financial management in the energy industry
  • Energy asset and production management
  • Commercialization and management/leadership of renewable energies
  • Special topics
  • Strategic management for the energy industry

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

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General Requirements

  •  Application fee
  •  Online application
  •  Two letters of recommendation
  •  GMAT score—waivers available
  •  Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  •  Essays
  •  Resume
  •  English language proficiency—international applicants only

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31982 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    31982 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31982 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10910 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Denver

  • 1310 - 2220 USD/month
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