Energy Finance Track

Houston is considered the energy capital of the world and is the gateway to jobs in the energy industry. Bauer College is home to the Gutierrez Energy Management Institute (GEMI), which provides graduate curriculum in energy management that is now internationally recognized. Our energy courses are taught by senior executives in the energy industry.

MS Finance students have the option to specialize their knowledge of finance for careers in the energy industry by acquiring a solid knowledge of the economics of the energy industry, energy trading and energy derivatives. The energy specialization requires 12 credits from the following energy electives:

Energy Finance

Required Track Electives

Course Credit Hours
Energy Value Chain (FINA 7371) 3.0
Upstream Economics (FINA 7372) 3.0
Energy Trading (FINA 7376)
OR Energy Derivatives (FINA 7352)
Choice of any other energy elective 3.0

Students seeking an energy specialization may substitute the above electives into either the corporate finance track or the investments and portfolio management track.