Master of Engineering - Energy Engineering

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Available exclusively online, the ME Ene program can be completed entirely via distance.

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Program Goals

The Master of Engineering - Energy Engineering (ME EnE) is a practical graduate degree program that focuses on commercial buildings and manufacturing processes and the energy they consume. Graduates become consultants and allies to industries who must become more efficient to compete.

The Master of Engineering in Energy Engineering (ME EnE) program outline is derived from methods in use by successful practicing energy engineers. Graduates from this program will be taught to view buildings as machines and energy as an ingredient to manufacturing processes. The foundation of the curriculum is systems: how each works at the fundamental level, its predicted behavior and characteristic energy signature.

Energy engineering is an applied science that embeds engineering fundamentals into analysis, findings and recommendations, supporting calculations, business cases, and projects.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for regular admission into the Master of Engineering - Energy Engineering are as follows:

  • Bachelor's of Science degree (BS) in engineering or closely related discipline.
  • Undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a scale of 4.0 in all college level academic work attempted.
  • Undergraduate coursework in:
    • Engineering Economics
    • Basic Thermodynamics
    • Basic Fluid Mechanics
    • A student who lacks one or more of the above courses may be admitted on a provisional basis, but will normally be required to satisfy the requirements after admission.
  • Two or more years of experience in mechanical, industrial, civil or government engineering or technical professional positions.

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Program Information

The ME EnE program consists of 30 semester hours of coursework

Core material is centered around commercial and industrial energy systems and quantifying methods, because they are the essential skill for jobs in this field. Supporting courses are HVAC design and controls. Ancillary courses include energy management and alternative energy and sustainability concepts.

Capstone Project - Students are required to complete a Capstone course to demonstrate mastery of the overall program content. Project topics are decided between the student and the course instructor and will normally reflect a real-world industry or community need and interest.