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Energy Systems Engineering

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administrative contact

Ryan Sigler
phone: 304-293-0398

program contact

Roger Chen
Civil and Environmental Engineering
phone: 304-293-9925

Program Details

Program Description

The Master of Science in Energy Systems Engineering is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in engineering or a closely related STEM discipline. The program will provide students opportunities to expand and strengthen their scholastic background and skills relative to the production, conversion, transmission, and utilization of energy, carbon-based and “green” energy, renewable or alternate energy sources, energy storage, modeling and simulation of energy systems, and critical materials for energy generation and utilization.

Career Profile

The program will provide specially trained professional for growing needs of government agencies and industrial companies in West Virginia, the region, and the country for technical personnel with advanced training in specialized areas of energy systems and energy supply-chain management. The program will produce master’s level students who are able to function at the highest levels of expertise in their chosen sub-discipline of energy, and who are well versed in the overall concepts of getting energy to consumers. The degree can be used as a terminal degree or prepare students, with unique perspectives in the field of energy, for prospective study in existing PhD programs at WVU and other universities nationally and internationally.

Delivery Methods Available

  • on campus

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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