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.

Program Facts

  • Duration: 18 months
  • Total credits: 36 credits
  • Format: Online hybrid program
  • Start Dates: Two per year, January & July
  • Outcome: 55% of graduates report an increase in salary
Program taught in:
  • English (US)
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Last updated October 7, 2019
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