Prepare to lead in the fast-growing energy industry.

The energy industry needs a new generation of business leaders and innovators to help meet the growing need for clean, reliable energy. Our Business of Energy, Advanced Certificate program equips you with the industry knowledge and business skills to become a leader in this rapidly changing industry.

Focused on Vital Energy Issues

In the business of energy program, you’ll learn about how the power marketplace works, the economics and finance of energy, the challenges of an aging infrastructure, the fuels of the future and more. Students meet their graduate certificate requirements by taking four courses from a choice of six, which are all focused on vital energy issues. The program curriculum is designed to provide you with the foundation to solve problems, generate new ideas, and manage complexity in the energy industry, preparing you to become a leader and decision maker.

Connect With Leading Energy Companies

Developed as part of a partnership with National Grid, the business of energy program draws on the experience of companies like GE Power Systems, Siemens, New York Independent System Operator, New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and others. You learn alongside other energy industry professionals and make valuable career connections.

A Comprehensive Online Curriculum Taught by Industry Experts

Business of Energy, Advanced Certificate is truly a one-of-a-kind program as it provides a valuable foundation in the key technical and business aspects of the energy industry. Courses are taught by senior managers with years of experience in the energy business and delivered entirely online to meet the demanding needs of busy professionals like yourself. The teachers are all top professionals from leading energy companies and organizations in the region, providing students with valuable current market perspectives and networking opportunities.


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Business of Energy Curriculum

Program Information

The Business of Energy, Advanced Certificate consists of four courses that can usually be completed in one year. Once finished, you will have an understanding of energy systems from industry leading teachers.

Business of Energy Curriculum, Advanced Certificate

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A complete application consists of the following:

  • Online Application Form
  • Resume.
  • Statement of Purpose.
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation.
  • Official Transcripts.
  • GRE Test Scores.
    • Not Required.
  • For International Applicants, an English Proficiency Test is required.
    • Minimum Test Score Requirements: TOEFL (80), IELTS (6.5), PTE (56) and Duolingo English Test (115).

Prerequisites: BS/BA or equivalent.

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To learn more, contact

Capital Region Campus Department of Engineering

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Graduate Admissions Team