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Master of Science in Energy Management |  Master of Science in Energy Legal Studies

Energy, particularly oil and natural gas, continues to be Oklahoma's defining industry and provides its employees with an average of twice the state's typical annual income. With the growth in the energy industry, coupled with pending retirements of many of the industry's top executives, the demand for educated leadership is immense.  

The Master of Science in Energy Management provides an extensive energy-business-related curriculum, focusing primarily on the business side of energy management. Each faculty member brings a wealth of knowledge and unique perspective to the classroom. 

The Master of Science in Energy Legal Studies provides an extensive, concept-based, legal curriculum designed to provide a deeper understanding of Contract and Property Law, Negotiation, enhanced Legal Research, Citation and Writing Skills, Settlement and Dispute Resolution, as well as concentrations in Wills, Trusts & Estates, Environmental Law, Corporations, Agencies and Partnerships. 

Each faculty member brings a real world legal experience to the classroom. An applied-learning approach will give students the opportunity to participate in activities such as one-on-one negotiations, mock-trials, preparation of memos and briefs which will be applicable in real-world situations.  

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENERGY MANAGEMENT

30 Credit Hours (9 week courses, 1 night a week)
Accredited by the AAPL

Energy, particularly oil and natural gas, continues to be an innovative industry opening doors to higher paying jobs and steady advancement opportunities.

Educating Today’s Talent to be Tomorrow’s Leaders

The Master of Science in Energy Management degree has a strong, market-driven curriculum that imparts a comprehensive understanding of managing a business in the energy industry. The curriculum is taught in an applied approach by seasoned faculty with years of experience in their field providing a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective.

In-Class or Live-Streaming, Distance Education

Designed primarily with the working adult in mind, classes meet just one night a week on campus or in a live-streaming, distance education format. For more information on which format would better suit your particular needs, contact: GraduateEnergyStudies@okcu.edu.

Energy Management Sequence of Courses

30 Total Credit Hours (9 week courses, 1 night a week)

  1. MGMT 5723 Overview of the Energy Industry 3 hrs
  2. ELAW 5703 Legal and Ethical Environment of the Energy Industry 3 hrs
  3. MGMT 5713 Organizational Behavior and Managerial Processes 3 hrs
  4. MGMT 6743 Internal and External Communication in the Energy Industry 3 hrs
  5. ACCT 5593 Accounting for Managers in Energy Business 3 hrs
  6. FIN 5303 Financial Policy for Managers 3 hrs
  7. ECON 6213 Energy Economics 3 hrs
  8. MGMT 6713 Energy Operations Management 3 hrs
  9. MGMT 5733 Essentials of Oil and Gas Legal Principles
  10. FIN 6373 Financing Energy Development and Capstone Experience 3 hrs

 

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above
  • Two years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Statement of purpose of 500 – 750 words addressing background in the energy industry, business experience, and purpose for seeking degree.
  • Full professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation from employers/supervisors
  • Qualifying GMAT/GRE score(score may be waived based on work experience)
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENERGY LEGAL STUDIES

30 Credit Hours (9 week courses, 1 night a week)
Accredited by the AAPL

Meinders School of Business is creating an energy epicenter, where leaders in the energy industry, local, state and federal government, and regulatory agencies stay engaged with one another to find solutions to some of the issues we face in the industry.  Talented and educated employees, well-versed in business, law and energy, are highly sought after by top employers.

Educating Today’s Talent to be Tomorrow’s Leaders

The Master of Science in Energy Legal Studies degree provides an extensive, concept-based, legal curriculum designed to provide a fully contextual perspective of the Energy industry.  The curriculum is taught in an applied approach by seasoned faculty with years of experience in their field providing a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective.

In-Class or Live-Streaming, Distance Education

Designed primarily with the working adult in mind, classes meet just  one night a week on campus or in a live-streaming, distance education format.  For more information on which format would better suit your particular needs, contact: GraduateEnergyStudies@okcu.edu.

Energy Legal Studies Sequence of Courses 

  1. MGMT 5723 Overview of the Energy Industry 3 hrs
  2. ELAW 5703 Legal and Ethical Environment of the Energy Industry 3 hrs
  3. ELAW 5353 Fundamentals of Contracts 3 hrs
  4. ELAW 6523 Fundamentals of Property Law 3 hrs
  5. ELAW 6533 Legal Principles of Oil and Gas 3 hrs
  6. ELAW 6543 Environmental Law and Regulatory Compliance 3 hrs
  7. ELAW 6613 Energy Contracts & Issues 3 hrs
  8. ELAW 5453 Negotiation and Dispute Resolution  3 hrs
  9. ELAW 5153 Legal Research and Citation  3 hrs
  10. ELAW 5253 Legal Writing and Analysis (and capstone experience) 3 hrs

 

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above
  • Two years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Statement of purpose of 500 – 750 words addressing background in the energy industry, business experience, and purpose for seeking degree.
  • Full professional resume
  • Two letters of recommendation from employers/supervisors