Energy Environments MS

West Virginia University

Date Posted: June 10, 2022
Submitted by: Lillian Makhoul
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Energy
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree


The Energy Environments graduate program (M.S.) is designed to prepare students with the advanced coursework, practical work and research experience needed to succeed in professions that are rapidly developing at the intersections of energy and environment. The program offers a mix of foundational coursework in science, ethics, project management and natural resource economics with specialized coursework tailored to the students' interests.

Learning Outcomes

Articulate the relationships between energy extraction and use, environmental quality and public policy within the broad context of sustainable development. Develop technical solutions to energy and environmental problems that include the impact of human dimensions such as economics, law and public policy. Manage local and regional scale research and development projects at the interface of energy and environmental industries. Communicate effectively to technical audiences, general public, media and policymakers. Adhere to codes of responsible conduct of research, negotiation and professional interaction.

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