Become a leader in the rapidly growing and changing energy industry with a MS in Business of Energy from Clarkson University.

A challenging economy, an aging infrastructure and new technology integration, as well as the complexity of identifying and implementing changes to the generation and delivery of electric power, are critical issues that plague today's leaders. A knowledgeable workforce is key to meeting these challenges.

The online Business of Energy master's degree combines strategic principles used in the business energy industry with focused disciplines to equip you with the industry knowledge and business skills needed to become a leader in this rapidly changing industry.

You'll learn about the workings of the power marketplace, the economics and finance of business energy, the challenges of an aging infrastructure, the fuels of the future and more.

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    MS in Business of Energy Program Information

    Clarkson University Class of 2020 100 percent placement rating

    A blending of contemporary energy issues and related business principles creates a focused learning experience designed to increase your competency to generate ideas, solve problems and manage change and complexity in the challenging energy industry.

    Energy business courses are taught by senior managers with years of experience in the energy business, delivered entirely online and focused on providing each student with the foundation needed to become a strategist and leader in the energy industry.

    MS in Business of Energy Program Highlights:

    • Offered completely online.
    • Driven by the needs of businesses and the northeastern energy industry.
    • Addresses the technical disciplines, applications and career objectives for energy industry leadership.
    • Taught by passionate, knowledgeable and experienced professionals who keep content, references and materials pertinent and current in the rapidly changing energy environment.

    "The program’s offerings have really allowed me to accomplish something that would have been near impossible in a traditional college setting."

    Jason Bell ’19, MS in Business of Energy

    Jason Bell ’19, MS in Business of Energy

    Business of Energy Curriculum

    Master Degree Requirements

    The online MS in Business of Energy requires 10 graduate courses, totaling 30 credits. Full-time students can complete the program in 1.5 to 2 years, and part-time students can complete the program in 2.5 to 3 years.

    Master of Science Curriculum

    Certificate Requirements

    The Advanced Certificate in the Business of Energy 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.

    Certificate Curriculum


    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.


    A limited number of one-year and/or partial year tuition scholarships are available for qualified full-time students. A limited number of stipends are also available. Most scholarships and/or stipends are associated with department assistantships or completion of a master’s thesis as part of the qualified applicant’s plan of study to complete his/her degree program.

    Learn more about all of our scholarships and how to apply by contacting the Engineering Department via email

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