Energy Systems Management, M.Sc. | University of San Francisco | San Francisco, United States
18 months
1510 USD/credit 34226 USD/year
1510 USD/credit 34226 USD/year
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The Energy Systems Management program from University of San Francisco equips students for positions in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors promoting a sustainable, low carbon future with alternatives like solar and wind power.


Our curriculum was designed by industry experts to give students a complete understanding of the transition to a low carbon economy. Classes are taught by full time faculty and industry experts with experiential knowledge in the energy sector. We offer personalized attention with small class sizes, and offer opportunities for research, internships, and professional engagement.

Career Prospects

At the end of the Energy Systems Management program from University of San Francisco, students will be able to:

  • Analyze complex energy challenges from the technological, environmental, economic, and societal perspectives, with appreciation for their historical and institutional contexts
  • Demonstrate a problem-solving mindset and correctly apply an interdisciplinary toolkit including relevant methods of science, engineering, business, and policy
  • Communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, on a wide range of energy topics
  • Formulate effective strategies to lead the transition toward a more just, sustainable, and climate-friendly energy system

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Renewable Energy Economics
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Energy Technologies
  • Energy Industry Strategy
  • Energy Policy
  • Renewable Energy Finance
  • Electricity Systems
  • Energy Practicum
  • Energy Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree in any subject are considered for admission. The program is primarily aimed at applicants with an undergraduate degree in a technical or mathematical field, such as engineering, physics, business or economics. Students in political science, sociology and environmental studies may also do well. Some level of quantitative background is needed, as many courses are quantitative in nature.
  • Transcript (Academic Record)
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1510 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    34226 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1510 USD per credit during 18 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 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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