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Starting Fall 2023 term, the B.S. Energy Management Program will be closed to new students and no applications will be accepted.
Gain hands-on experience creating a business energy strategy.
Get up to 28 hours of technical credit.
100% Online Classes
Earn your degree around your schedule.
Gain the know-how to manage and innovate.
Learn from experienced business professionals.
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Nearly 80% of our students take online courses.
Advance your energy career by merging technical skills with business concepts
With Franklin University’s transfer-friendly Energy Management degree, you’ll learn how to apply traditional business concepts like accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing that will help you take on supervisory and management roles within the energy industry.
Engineer your business career with an energy management major
Unlike most energy management degree programs that focus primarily on engineering, Franklin University’s Ross College of Business will equip you with a management degree that focuses on concepts and scenarios relevant to the energy industry. By mastering business concepts like accounting, marketing and finance, and learning how to apply them within the energy industry, you’ll be prepared to drive the development of energy sources, effectively manage costs associated with production and transportation, and analyze oil and gas markets for risks, benefits and opportunities.
Build the skills for success in energy operations and markets
You’ll gain an understanding of the operations used to find, evaluate and deliver resources, as well as the equipment and processes to evaluate promising formations, drill wells, manage production, and transport oil and gas. You’ll also learn to understand energy markets and cost structure for various forms of energy and the role utility companies play in providing energy through various sources.
In order to prepare you for energy careers around the world, the curriculum will expose you to the current and future states of domestic and international energy markets and you’ll have a chance to examine innovation and techniques to improve energy process design and efficiency.
Develop legal and ethical insight to navigate the energy industry
From mineral rights and leasing to environmental issues like fracking and oil spills, you’ll be introduced to current legal and ethical issues faced by energy industry leaders. You will study key legal and contractual subjects that impact energy exploration and land negotiation, including trespass and third-party claims, the Oil and Gas Lease in Canada, and transfers of interests and contacts.
Get hands-on experience by creating a business energy strategy
Your capstone course provides opportunity to apply the knowledge you’ve gained in all your previous coursework. Through the analysis of case studies and interactive activities, you’ll learn how real-world variables impact a strategic plan. You’ll be challenged to think about what the energy industry will look like in the next 5-10 years and work with stakeholders to create a strategic plan that will demonstrate your holistic understanding of the energy environment and its challenges.
Get up to 28 hours of prior-learning credit and earn your degree faster
Since the road to management often begins with more technical roles, we grant up to 28 hours of prior-learning credit for certifications, licensures and on-the-job training. If you have previously earned college credit, you can also take advantage of Franklin’s generous transfer credit policy for up to 75% of the required credits toward your degree. You’ll get credit for what you already know so you can earn your degree faster and lower your tuition costs. Your existing education or experience, combined with Franklin University’s Energy Management major, can propel you to the management level and more career opportunities. Moreover, convenient, online courses mean you can earn your degree where and when it is convenient for you.
Earn your degree from a university built for busy adults
Earn your degree on your terms by taking classes 100% online. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin was built from the ground-up to satisfy the needs of adult learners. Our seamless transfer process and team of academic advisors will help ease your transition to becoming a student, while our flexible course schedules help to balance your education with work, family and life. Get started on your future today.
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Curriculum & Course Descriptions
In this course, students acquire the writing competence necessary for conducting and presenting research. A variety of assignments, beginning with personal reflections, build upon one another, as students develop ideas that respond to, critique, and synthesize the positions of others. Students systematize and organize knowledge in ways that will help them in all of their courses. The course also emphasizes the elements of good writing style, appropriate grammar and mechanics, clarity of language, and logical and cohesive development. It culminates in submission of a documented research paper.
This course introduces the student to statistics with business applications. The course covers both descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics included are: measures of central tendency; measures of dispersion; graphical displays of data; linear regression; basic probability concepts; binomial and normal probability distributions; confidence intervals; and hypothesis testing. These topics will be covered using a basic knowledge of algebra and Microsoft Excel. Note, this course has proctored exam(s).
Choose either MATH 140 Introduction to Quantitative Reasoning or MATH 150 Fundamental Algebra as the prerequisite. Course can count as University elective.
An introduction to economic theory involving the basic underlying causes and principles of the operation of an economic system. Emphasis is placed on studying the economy as a whole. Issues of inflation, unemployment, taxation, business cycles and growth are discussed in the context of the global economic system.
2 credits from the following types of courses:
Choose from the Anthropology, Geography, History, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology disciplines.
6 credits from the following types of courses:
Two courses from the Science discipline. One course must have a lab component.
6 credits from the following types of courses:
Choose from the Art, English Literature, Fine Arts, Humanities, Music, Philosophy, Religion or Theater disciplines.
This course introduces students to the Franklin University community and provides strategies for successful transition to and participation in that community. Topics include University resources and procedures, strategies for advancing communication skills, the use of electronic tools to participate in virtual environments, and the development of an academic and career plan.
This course prepares students to be successful lifelong learners both academically and in their chosen careers. Franklin courses require a high level of self-directed learning and focus on skills required in the workplace and the classroom that are easily transferable between the two environments. The course includes strategies for advancing communication skills, including the use of electronic tools to participate in virtual environments. The assignments and activities in the course are created to closely simulate teamwork found in the workplace.
By using applied critical and creative thinking, students in this course will develop a set of communication skills that will enhance their personal and professional relationships and endeavors. This course will focus on skill development in key areas such as self, perception, listening, verbal messages, conversations, relationships, conflict management, persuasion, and public speaking.
This public-speaking course emphasizes the fundamentals of extemporaneous speaking. Skill-building activities and assignments focus on research, organization, reasoning, style and delivery of presentations as well as listening and audience engagement.
This is an intermediate composition course focusing on writing for business and professional purposes. Students will review the writing conventions commonly expected within business and professional environments, as well as strategies for analyzing rhetorical situations within those environments. Coursework includes analysis, revision, and research exercises, as well as substantial practice in composing business correspondence. The final project is an extensive, researched business proposal developed in stages and presented to the class. Students will be encouraged to relate course materials to their major programs and workplace experiences.
This course is an introduction to financial and managerial accounting. It is designed for non-accounting majors. Financial accounting emphasizes how general purpose financial statements communicate information about the business's performance and position for users external to management. It emphasizes how the accountant processes and presents the information. The course also examines the major elements of the financial statements. The managerial accounting portion of the course studies internal reporting and decision-making. The course assists those who wish to learn "what the numbers mean" in a clear, concise and conceptual manner without focusing on the mechanical aspects of the accounting process.
A study of the everyday legal problems encountered in business with emphasis on the areas of legal procedure, contracts, agency, employment law, business organizations and torts, with cases relating to these and other areas.
An introduction to economic theory involving the examination of how decision making by firms and individuals is shaped by economic forces. Emphasis is placed on demand, supply, market equilibrium analysis, and basic market structure models. The invisible hand as the driving force for economic decisions as well as market externalities are discussed. The class concentrates on providing a balanced approach to studying economic agents' behavior and the global implications and outcomes.
This course is designed to survey the field of finance and provide the foundation for more advanced finance coursework. Topics include sources of business and financial information, financial statement analysis, the time value of money, the nature and measurement of risk, financial institutions, investments and corporate finance.
This course explores the basic concepts and processes of management. Students will explore the functional roles and processes of planning, leading, organizing, and controlling comprising the manager role. Students develop skills related to the manager function that are required in today's competitive environment.
Theory, strategies and methods are foundational to the informed practice of marketing. Students investigate the importance of marketing to an organization or cause, the interrelationship of the difference phases of marketing, the marketing of goods versus services, analysis and identification of markets, pricing strategies and digital marketing tactics.
Completion of ACCT 215 - Financial Accounting & ACCT 225 - Managerial Accounting can fulfill the ACCT 202 requirement.
This course will provide students with an overview of the current energy industry and its challenges in regards to policies and issues. This course is designed to provide an in-depth look at energy related events happening around the world, and provide an understanding of the impact of events on future energy use for societal and environmental well-being. This course will also discuss areas for energy efficiency improvement.
This course provides legal and ethical analysis as it relates to the energy industry. Areas of energy law and ethics that relate to the contemporary business environment are examined in this course. Areas of study include: contracts, torts, crime, business organizations, and the legal and ethical responsibilities of energy industry leaders.
This course provides students with fundamental energy and financial information that is useful in the energy industry. Topics include the fundamentals of energy finance in the oil and gas industry and managing energy risks. The goal of the course is to provide today's energy and financial managers with the fundamental concepts and the tools necessary to be effective in the energy industry.
This course explores existing energy sources and the structures to users around the world that are experiencing a period of rapid growth. The emergence of new technologies, limits to growth, and rapidly changing raw material prices contribute to increased risk and opportunity in the energy arena. Upon completion of the course, students should understand the nature of conventional and emerging energy generation and delivery. Students will also possess the tools for determining potential winners and losers and the innovative pathways to drive the development of energy sources.
Energy businesses are increasingly using strategic concepts and tools to incorporate environmental and social considerations into their decisions and operations. This course is designed for those who need to understand the whole dynamic of the energy environment. The course will combine analysis of case studies and interactive activities as well as current readings related to the field of energy.
At least 16 credits from the following courses:
The focus of this course is on the effective management of projects and the teams responsible for project implementation. This course covers the fundamental theory and practice of project management in an organizational setting. Students learn to apply knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques necessary for effective functioning in a project environment. The course will also provide insights into the management processes related to project team development as well as the project team lifecycle and its dynamics. Accordingly, activities and assignments in this course are designed to help students understand the nature of successful project planning and execution, as well as project team formation and management.
This course is designed to provide the framework and foundation of what it takes to be a first line manager or supervisor. Students will be introduced to the many skills required of a supervisor such as planning and controlling activities to accomplish organizational goals. Areas such as communication, ethical decision-making, conflict management, interpersonal relations and employee development will be explored.
This course focuses on global economic integration and emerging market economies and the effects these trends have on both service and manufacturing industries in the short- and long-term. Other global business issues will include: the European Union (EU), North American Free Trade Association (NAFTA), and the World Trade Organization (WTO); environmental considerations in business operations; the influences of the political and legal environment on markets; the strategies for business entry into a global market; and the development of leadership talent in a global setting.
Foundations of Entrepreneurship is an introductory course that examines the theory, practice, and tools of entrepreneurship. Various entrepreneurship structures and how such structures result in different unique pathways to success are explored. Students will focus on the importance of developing an entrepreneurial mindset as they assess their individual values and determine their affinity for entrepreneurial thinking, while also reviewing the risks and rewards of entrepreneurial businesses in the context of their chosen entrepreneurial philosophy. Finally, students will identify and evaluate opportunities for new ventures, and consider a strategic approach for successful business plan development.
This course examines the techniques for the commercialization of the products or services offered by the entrepreneur. Students will be taught how to measure the realistic demand for their product or service. Primary and secondary marketing, including research, will be emphasized and addressed. Students will learn how creativity transitions to innovation. Value propositioning, branding, and pricing will be significant topics of discussion. In bringing products to market, students will be taught how to make use of cost-effective, cutting edge tools such as social media.
This course instructs students on how manufacturing and service operations contribute to organizational strategy. Concepts such as productivity, economies of scale, vertical and horizontal integration, and push vs. pull will be explained. Implications of applying "Green" policies to materials and processes will be explained.
An introduction to the human resources function and related elements and activities. The course outlines the roles and functions of members of the human resources department, as well as educating others outside human resources, in how their roles include human resources-related activities. The student will learn about the evolution in human resources management as we know it today. Emphasis is placed on the modern day importance of HRM and the new "corporate view" of the function. Additionally, the student will be exposed to the view of HRM from the perception of both management and subordinate employees. The importance of maintaining fair and equitable compensation and benefit programs will be discussed. The student will be exposed to practical situations and problem solving regarding areas of employee counseling, discipline and termination. Equal Employment Opportunity will be discussed in order for the student to understand its need, importance and the legal issues surrounding it. Other critical areas of training and development, staffing and strategy will also be explored.
This course introduces the fundamentals of Business and Data Analytics. Students will learn the fundamentals of business problem framing, data wrangling, descriptive and inferential statistics, data visualization, and data storytelling in analytics. Not open to students with credit for INFA 300.
This introductory course focuses on applying information technology to business strategies using databases. The student will gain a working knowledge of current database technology, including relational database concepts, database design, data extraction, and data warehousing while working with database applications. Note, this course has proctored exam(s).
This course focuses on using spreadsheets to solve business applications.
An introduction to accounting emphasizing how general purpose financial statements communicate information about the business corporation's performance and position for users external to management. Approximately one third of the course emphasizes how the accountant processes and presents the information and includes exposure to recording transactions, adjusting balances and preparing financial statements for service and merchandise firms according to established rules and procedures. The balance of the course examines major elements of the statements such as cash, receivables, inventory, long-lived assets, depreciation, payroll, bonds, and other liabilities and stocks. Concepts of this course are applied to Managerial Accounting (ACCT 225). Students are advised to avoid any time lapse between these courses.
The study of management accounting for internal reporting and decision-making. The course introduces a business-management approach to the development and use of accounting information. Major topics include cost behavior, cost analysis, profit planning and control measures. Accounting for decentralized operations, capital budgeting decisions, and ethical challenges in managerial accounting are also covered.
28 credits from the following types of courses:
Any General Education course at the 100 or 200 level.
All students are required to pass College Writing (ENG 120), and either Basic Learning Strategies (PF 121) or Learning Strategies (PF 321) prior to enrolling in any course at the 200 level or above. Students who enroll at Franklin with 30 or fewer hours of transfer credit are required to pass PF 121 Basic Learning Strategies in place of PF 321 Learning Strategies. Interpersonal Communication (COMM 150) or Speech Communication (SPCH 100) must be taken prior to enrolling in any course at the 300 level or above. Students must also meet the University algebra competency requirement.
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For students taking 31 credits per year, Franklin University’s undergraduate tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year is $12,338. According to Collegeboard.org, that's about 67% less than the national average private, nonprofit four-year college tuition of $38,070.
A learning outcome map functions as a roadmap to help guide students' progress through their program of study. Click HERE to view the B.S. Energy Management matrix.
1. To be awarded an undergraduate degree, students must:
- Successfully complete all courses required in the major program, including:
- General Education
- Business or Professional Core
- Major Area and Elective Courses
- Technical transfer credit (for specific degree completion programs only)
2. Meet these grade point average (GPA) requirements:
- All students must attain a minimum Franklin University cumulative GPA of 2.00
- All students must attain a minimum GPA of 2.25 in the major area, and each major area course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better to count toward degree requirements
3. Complete the residency requirement
- Students seeking a bachelor’s degree must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at Franklin University to be eligible for a degree. Students seeking an associate’s degree must earn 20 credit hours overall in residence at Franklin University to be eligible for a degree.
4. Complete the payment of all requisite tuition and fees
5. Not be under disciplinary dismissal due to academic dishonesty or a violation of the Student Code of Conduct
Program Chairs and Academic Advisors are available for consultation to provide information and guidance regarding the selection of courses, the accuracy of schedules, and the transfer process. However, students are responsible for understanding and meeting the degree requirements of their major program or degree and for planning schedules accordingly.
Overall Residency Requirements
Students seeking a bachelor’s degree must complete a minimum of 30 credit hours at Franklin University to be eligible for a degree. Students seeking an associate’s degree must earn 20 credit hours overall in residence at Franklin University to be eligible for a degree.
Course Level Requirements
A student must have 40 credit hours overall that are equivalent to 300/400 level Franklin University courses for a bachelor’s degree. A student must have a minimum of 12 credit hours of courses that are equivalent to 200 level or above for an associate’s degree.
Business Core Requirements
Majors that have Business Core requirements are Accounting, Applied Management, Business Administration, Business Economics, Business Forensics, Energy Management, Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, Financial Planning, Forensic Accounting, Human Resources Management, Information Systems Auditing, Logistics Management, Management & Leadership, Marketing, Operations & Supply Chain Management, and Risk Management & Insurance. The Business Core is the foundation of the related academic disciplines appropriate for a baccalaureate degree in business. The purpose of the Business Core is to provide students with a conceptual understanding of organizations, how the functional areas interrelate to achieve organizational goals, and how to apply professional decision-making competencies and technical skills in today’s environment. After completing the Business Core, graduates will be able to:
- analyze an organization’s accounting information in order to develop sound business decisions
- identify and apply valuation models relevant to an organization’s financial decisions
- identify the impact of forces influencing the major functional areas of business (e.g., ethical, legal, technological, economic, global and social)
- apply marketing activities to the delivery of goods and services in business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets
- apply interpersonal and resource management skills to enhance business success
Business Principles (BSAD 110) is a Business Core prerequisite. Transfer students with the equivalent of four business courses are not required to take Business Principles.
Major Area Requirements
A student must have 20 credit hours in the major area that are equivalent to 300/400 major level Franklin courses for a bachelor’s degree. A student must have 12 hours of major area courses that are equivalent to 200 level or above for an associate’s degree. A minimum 2.25 GPA is required in the major area for students enrolled in either the associate’s or bachelor’s degree programs, and each major course must be completed with a grade of “C” or better to count toward degree requirements.
Every major has a capstone experience for which credit cannot be transferred into the University. This is a Franklin course designed to integrate and assess the learning outcomes specific to each major as a whole. This course should be taken as the last major course. If, given the academic scheduling process and the student’s projected graduation date, this is not possible, then the student should have Senior Standing (90 or more credit hours), plus the skill-based General Education courses (COMM, SPCH, WRIT, MATH, COMP), all business or professional core courses, and the capstone prerequisite courses.
Subsequent Degree Requirements
Students pursuing subsequent bachelor’s degrees must earn in residency at Franklin University a minimum of 30 credit hours at the 200 level or above, of which a minimum of 16 credit hours must be major area courses equivalent to 300/400 level courses.
Additional Degree Requirements
Students seeking an additional bachelor’s (or associate’s) degree must successfully complete a minimum of 30 credit hours (including the major requirements) beyond the first bachelor’s (or associate’s) degree. (See the “Subsequent Degree” section of the Academic Bulletin.)
Transfer credit and credit awarded on standardized exams, proficiency exams or portfolio credit awarded by another institution will not count toward the residency requirement at Franklin University. Credit awarded based on proficiency examination or portfolio evaluation conducted by Franklin University may apply as appropriate major area credit, but will not reduce the hours required toward the residency requirement.
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Commodity traders evaluate markets for product pricing, development, and trends to complete buying and selling orders.
Contracts managers analyze business agreements and contracts and work with internal and external shareholders to resolve contractual issues and problems.
Division Order Manager
Division order managers analyze title documents and other records to determine land ownership, interests, and royalties.
Environmental managers implement programs and processes to ensure that business operations comply with environmental laws, requirements, and regulations.
Field landmen conduct research and negotiate leases in order to obtain rights to a property for drilling or other activities.
Gas Marketing Representative
Gas marketing representatives evaluate gas transactions and prepare economic evaluations to identify new business opportunities and feasibility.
Land managers utilize an understanding of laws and regulations to negotiate, settle, and resolve land and property ownership issues.
Power traders evaluate market conditions and indicators to identify optimum selling and buying prices for energy shares.
Knowledge & Skillsets
Gain in-demand skills sought by employers with curriculum that teaches you:
- Provide strategic direction and emergency management, ensuring end-to-end disaster preparedness
- Conduct training drills and exercises, ensuring full preparedness for emergency response
- Assume the role of incident commander during critical situations, including fires, evacuations, HazMat spills, bomb threats, earthquakes, and power outages
- Establish mutual aid agreements and conduct joint emergency drills with emergency responders
- Develop and deploy an emergency response management strategy in response to emergent events
- Ensure disaster warehouses, vehicles, and equipment are in a constant state of readiness
- Collaborate with governmental and community organizations to ensure effective preparedness, readiness, and response outcomes during disaster lifecycle
- Develop emergency evacuation and shelter plans in collaboration with other agencies
- Oversee emergency response awareness and training events, including drills, exercises, and instruction in order to raise emergency response awareness and performance
- Take preventative measures to identify and correct safety and security deficiencies or problems
- Track and analyze emerging threats domestically and internationally, including geopolitical and reputational risk, terrorism, activism, crime, cyber issues, workplace violence, imminent threat, and kidnapping of personnel
- Write technically detailed reports that provide a clear assessment of risk and articulate risk-reduction recommendations
- Safeguard organizational reputation through effective risk assessments
- Conduct site vulnerability and all-hazards analysis, communicating findings to key stakeholders
- Investigate incidents to identify root causes and determine how similar events can be prevented in the future
- Collaborate with facilities and risk management personnel to ensure a safe, productive environment
- Promote initiatives to create a culture of safety in an organization or community
- Coordinate emergency management response to natural or manmade disasters, terrorist incidents, and weapons of mass-destruction
- Support risk-related emergency situations, such as hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, and safety issues
- Facilitate positive and productive working relationships with law enforcement and emergency services personnel
- Investigate a wide range of domestic and international activities arising from the illegal movement of people and goods
- Oversee emergency response coordination, ensuring that first responders receive National Incident Management System (NIMS) training
- Manage the documentation of emergency response measures and the resources needed to achieve them
- Support recovery operations for debris removal, emergency protective measures, and restoration of disaster-damaged publicly owned facilities
- Conduct preliminary damage assessments, estimating costs to repair, replace, or restore a facility to pre-disaster condition
- Identify community needs during emergencies and recruit agencies or volunteers to provide needed assistance
- Analyze intelligence information in support of counter-terrorist and counter-insurgent operations
- Conduct pre-disaster vulnerability assessments, and coordinate post-disaster damage assessments
- Prepare counterterrorism intelligence reports and provide focused analytical support to investigations and operations
- Uncover critical intelligence gaps and recommends corrective action
- Develop security procedures and action plans to ensure protection of staff, customers, and corporate assets
- Follow best practice standards in the investigation and reporting of incidents and ensure cases are appropriately referred to judicial systems
- Implement safety policies and procedures in compliance with local, state, and federal OSHA rules and regulations
- Create programs to train managers and employees in work site safety and prevention practices
- Conduct in-service training on safety and fire procedures, and proper equipment usage and storage
- Evaluate procedures to identify and prevent unsafe workplace conditions, and track and report safety-related files and data
- Inspect facilities for compliance with applicable fire, safety and sanitation policies, laws, and codes
- Apply laws, limits, and regulations to make appropriate firefighting, fire prevention, and emergency response operating decisions
- Establish and maintain trust and positive relations with employees and labor groups
- Review and develop operational policies and procedures to ensure compliance with bargaining contracts
- Research data for personnel transactions and bids in accordance with bargaining contracts
- Identify existing and potential labor problems and make recommendations for resolution
- Communicate with and respond to a variety of inquiries and complaints from public personnel and other agencies
- Prepare and administer annual budget for a public or nonprofit organization
- Hold staff accountable for budgetary decision-making, ensuring expenditures are within pre-established budgetary parameters
- Monitor expenditures and make recommendations for the appropriation of funds
- Direct and forecast funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies
- Participate in the development of long range plans for capital improvement projects
- Ensure risk management strategies are executed to reduce cost and safety risks
- Identify and develop business, foundation, corporate, and government funding opportunities
- Engage in fiscal research and forecasting, creating reports, and preparing presentations based on findings
- Review proposals, funding increase requests, new initiatives, and capital expenditures, providing funding recommendations for new and existing programs
- Analyze fiscal and budgetary reports to identify ways to increase efficiency and maximize use of available funds
Frequently Asked Questions
Congratulations on wanting to finish your degree. At Franklin, we make it easy and convenient for busy, working adults to complete their bachelor's degree program alongside other commitments. Typically, a bachelor’s degree takes about 4 years of full-time study from start to finish. However, Franklin’s generous transfer policy can help you finish faster. Visit MyTransfer Credit to see how your previously earned credits can save you time toward your bachelor’s.
Franklin makes getting started easy and convenient. We offer three trimesters every year, with start dates within each. Talk to your admissions advisor to find the start date that works best for you.
Franklin University offers a quality education at a competitive cost so you can afford to invest in your future. Our per credit hour tuition rates (vs. per year or per term rates) enable you to get a realistic estimate of exactly how much your degree will cost - especially once you've factored in transfer credit. Our 2022-2023 tuition rate is $398 per credit hour and with our tuition guarantee, you can lock-in your tuition rate from your first term through graduation. Ask our helpful staff about available financing options and financial aid programs. Visit MyTransfer Credit to see how transfer credits could help you save time and money.
This is a four-year undergraduate degree program. Franklin's B.S. Energy Management degree program emphasizes several facets of the energy and utility industries, including business, geology, petroleum engineering and law. This degree is ideal if you're interested in working with energy companies to secure leases for drilling and mineral rights, contracting with property owners and energy brokers, securing drilling joint ventures, or working in commodities marketing, trading or international negotiations.
With Franklin's B.S. Energy Management degree, you'll be well-prepared for a variety of energy and utility job titles, including landman, land negotiator, acquisitions and divestiture analyst, marketing trainee, energy trading analyst and financial analyst.
When you graduate with a Franklin B.S. Energy Management degree, you'll be well-prepared for a career with oil and gas companies, energy trading firms, commercial and investment banks, utility companies and government agencies.
At Franklin, you'll experience the convenience and flexibility of taking online courses, as well as being taught by in-field professionals. Because our educators have worked within the energy management industry themselves, they bring a unique perspective to help guide your entry into, or advancement within, the field.