Master of Science in Energy Systems

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Entry Terms
Fall: September 4, 2019
Spring: January 6, 2020

Fall Deadlines
Priority deadline for funding consideration: January 15
International applicants (outside of the U.S.): May 15
International applicants (inside the U.S.): July 1
Domestic applicants: August 1
Regional campus applicants: August 15

Spring Deadlines
International applicants (inside the U.S.) : September 15
International applicants (outside the U.S.): November 1
Domestic applicants: November 15
Regional campus applicants: December 15

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Credits Required for Graduation
32 Semester Hours


Some of the most pressing global issues we face today are related to energy resources, conservation, and the effects of energy production and increasing worldwide demand. As a result, professionals with knowledge in the development of greener ways to produce and utilize energy in ways that are both sustainable and marketable are in great demand.

Northeastern University’s Master of Science in Energy Systems prepares you to lead efforts in the planning and implementation of new energy generation investments, realize energy efficiency improvements, and participate in environmental markets. The core curriculum of courses in engineering and finance complemented by electives throughout the College of Engineering builds a solid foundation for leadership roles in this growing and critically important field.

Program Objectives

  • Educate students in current and future energy systems technologies
  • Integrate energy-related technologies with economic and financial considerations
  • Develop leadership and decision-making skills to implement energy systems in either the private or public sectors of the global market

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