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Northwestern University's fast and focused Master of Science in Energy and Sustainability (MSES) immerses students in an innovative, collaborative, and interdisciplinary community, preparing its graduates to deliver true impact.

A twelve-credit program load that's delivered full-time/in-person on Northwestern's Evanston campus allows students to earn the MSES degree in 10 months.  Each student will choose a specialization in either energy and sustainable finance, energy technology, or sustainability. 

Students take an average of four credits each academic quarter (Sept-Dec, Jan-Mar, Apr-June). Over the course of the program, all MSES students take the required core curriculum plus electives within their chosen specialization. Program field visits to energy and sustainability facilities take place year-round, and the student experience culminates Spring quarter with a capstone practicum project.