The Master of Science in Global Energy Management (GEM) from the University of Colorado Denver Business School, located right in the heart of Denver's energy hub, is a graduate business and leadership degree designed to develop future leaders in the energy industry. This 18-month, 36-credit “energy MBA” offered in a hybrid online format offers grad business courses focused entirely on the energy industry with a global perspective spanning all energy sectors. The curriculum is taught by expert practitioners and continuously vetted by industry partners.
Career and Learning Outcomes
Most graduates (55%) report an increase in salary by graduation, with 15% receiving an increase of 20% or more. Our graduates often ascend to leadership in their current area, gain the skills to transition to a new role or sector, or even start their own companies.
After completing the GEM program, students will be able to:
- Make strategic business decisions that maximize ROI and serve stakeholder and community interests
- Perform comprehensive analyses to assess and manage opportunities, risks, operations and investments
- Demonstrate a growing executive presence based on confidence, credibility, demeanor, communication, ethics and personal brand
- Demonstrate the ability to lead and manage geographically and culturally diverse organizations
- Manage change to maximize business sustainability through times of increasing disruption
- Understand the factors that shape energy market conditions and trends
- Recognize differences in regulatory and social operating environments
- Duration: 18 months
- Total credits: 36 credits
- Format: Online hybrid
- Start Dates: Two per year, January & July
- Outcome: 55% of graduates report an increase in salary
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Colorado Denver is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Students must attend a four-day study weekend (Friday to Monday) each quarter.