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    University of Colorado Colorado Springs
   
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Energy Engineering, ME EnE


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The Master of Engineering - Energy Engineering is a practical graduate degree for working engineers and technical professionals tasked with developing, maintaining, and enhancing energy systems in the built environment.  Available exclusively online, the ME ENE degree program can be completed entirely via distance.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for regular admission into the Master of Engineering Energy Engineering program are as follows:

  • Bachelor of Science degree (BS) in engineering or a related science discipline from an accredited institution.
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a scale of 4.0 in all college level academic work attempted.
  • Undergraduate coursework in:
    • Engineering Economics
    • Basic Thermodynamics or Thermal Engineering
    • Introductory Fluid Mechanics
  • Two or more years of experience in mechanical, industrial, civil or government engineering or technical professional position.

Students are required to request official transcripts from all academic institutions attended (including UCCS if applicable) as well as three letters of recommendation, submitted by the issuing institution or recommender.

Applicants who do not meet the requirements for regular admission may be admitted on a provisional basis subject to the recommendation of the Program Director.  Currently enrolled UCCS undergraduate engineering students with exceptional academic records and previous work experience may qualify for guaranteed early admission to the graduate program.  Please contact the College for more information.

Degree Requirements

The ME ENE degree program consists of 30 semester hours of coursework in 9 prescribed core courses. All courses are delivered in a distance learning (online) format.

Deviations from the predefined curriculum (including requests for transfer credit) must be approved by the graduate faculty advisor and reflected in the Plan of Study. Coursework must be completed with a 3.0 GPA or better, and all coursework applied to the program (including any transfer credit) must have been completed no earlier than six years prior to degree completion.

Capstone Project


The ME ENE program requirements include successful completion of a capstone project.  The project is administered through ENE 5080, which is part of the prescribed course sequence.  The capstone course should be the final course of the student’s degree program.

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