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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Energy Policy and Management

Portland State University

6 months
671 USD/credit 10065 USD/full
671 USD/credit 10065 USD/full
444 USD/credit 6660 USD/full
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The Graduate Certificate in Energy Policy and Management at Portland State University brings these classes together in a program designed to create a foundation of knowledge about the energy industry.  

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The energy industry is an important cornerstone of the regional economy, and a number of Portland State's master’s degree graduates are active in the industry. For a number of years, several PSU departments have offered graduate courses focusing on energy issues and techniques for energy analysis. 

The Graduate Certificate in Energy Policy and Management at Portland State University allows flexible graduate coursework combinations so that students can customize their studies to match their goals and interests. 

What can you do 

  • Industry Professionals: employees working in the energy industry who wish to broaden their training, acquire specific skills, and/or increase their knowledge of current issues in energy policy and management.
  • Graduate Students: PSU graduate students who enrolled in a PSU graduate degree program and wish to add energy policy and management expertise to their course of study.
  • Prospective Employees: industry employees who wish to gain knowledge and skills that will enhance their employment prospects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Energy Resources Policy and Administration 
  • Energy and Society
  • Sustainable Cities and Regions
  • Sustainable Transportation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines


15 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission eligibility is based on receipt of a baccalaureate degree equivalent to a United States four-year bachelor's degree from a college or university recognized as an institution of higher education by the Ministry of Education in the relevant country or be regionally accredited within the U.S. prior to matriculating into a graduate program.
  • To be considered for regular admission, applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or the equivalent (on the U.S. 4.0 scale). Applicants who have earned 9 or more letter-graded graduate credits must have a minimum graduate GPA of 3.0 or the equivalent; this graduate GPA supersedes the undergraduate GPA. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10065 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 6 months.
  • National

    10065 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 671 USD per credit during 6 months.
  • In-State

    6660 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 444 USD per credit during 6 months.

Living costs for Portland

1271 - 2262 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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