Master of Management in Energy Advance Your Career

Fuel Change in the Energy Industry

Earn your MME and learn the business of energy at Tulane.

Program Overview

Prepare to lead in the energy industry and make strong financial decisions by gaining the business and technical skills that employers value.

At Tulane, our Master of Management in Energy (MME) provides you with the comprehensive skills to work in both the traditional and renewable energy industries. Our MME degree — which is strategically designed around the business of energy — will provide you with marketable and technical expertise in everything from structure and valuation to financial modeling and risk management.

No matter your interests — whether it be oil and gas, solar or wind energy — you’ll have a greater understanding of the complex energy systems in place and be ready to fast-track your career in this ever-growing field.

Career News: The 2023 MME graduating class achieved a 94% employment rate within six months of graduation.

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Complete an MME in 10 to 17 Months

Advance and lead in the energy industry in an accelerated format – or take the summer to complete an internship.

Six Specializations

Master of Management in Energy students have the option to specialize in areas including analytics, electric power, renewable energy or trading.

STEM Designated

Extend your training – as an international students – by up to 24 months when you graduate from our Master of Management in Energy and work in your field of study. 

Student Spotlight

Matt Lucas (MME '24) speaks about his Freeman Experience in the Master of Management in Energy program.

From exploration to retail sales, the Tulane MME has given me a deeper understanding of the energy business while connecting me with a valuable network of peers, faculty members and industry professionals.

-Gerard Dunphy (MME ’20), Chief Financial Officer, Advance Triwest Equipment

MME Program Highlights

Because our Master of Management in Energy is housed within Tulane’s Freeman School of Business, you’ll gain a foundation in business and finance — as well as expertise in energy consumption, production and transmission. You’ll be prepared to apply what you’ve learned and hit the ground running from day one in the energy industry.

Trading Room

Master of Management in Energy students experience actual market conditions right in the classroom by doing simulations in our $3 million trading room.

Energy Experts

Our MME faculty are experienced in all sectors of the energy industry. They’re researching in areas such as the impact of unconventional shale oil and gas development and actively working to help companies achieve renewable energy goals.

Financial Support

Cover up to half of your tuition and fees with a Tulane fellowship. All admitted students are considered for fellowships, which can cover up to 50 percent of tuition.

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Enhanced Focus on Sustainability and Renewables

Earning a Master of Management in Energy degree with an enhanced focus on sustainability and renewables is crucial for shaping the future of global energy. As the world deals with climate change and limited traditional energy sources, there is a high demand for professionals who understand sustainable practices and renewable technologies. Immersing oneself in sustainability education not only equips individuals to address environmental issues but also encourages the development of creative solutions for a more sustainable energy future. This comprehensive approach provides a well-rounded understanding of the economic, social, and environmental aspects of renewable energy. Graduates with this immersive education are well-positioned to drive positive change, promoting the adoption of clean and efficient energy solutions worldwide. A Master of Management in Energy degree with a sustainability focus prepares individuals to be responsible leaders in the critical field of energy management.

Energy Curriculum

The energy industry is constantly changing.

At Tulane, our industry-driven Master of Management in Energy coursework gives you real-time information and helps you gain the skills you need to succeed. Our expert faculty members will present industry examples, real-world projects and hands-on exercises throughout your studies.

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Freeman Students at the Burkenroad Conference

Experiential Learning

Master’s degree in energy management students can work with real companies in project-based courses. In our Burkenroad Reports securities analysis course, you’ll meet company executives, perform financial research and write a comprehensive analysis report.

Tulane Energy Institute Lecture

Tulane Energy Institute

Our on-campus center helps you to make professional connections, and you’ll have access to cutting-edge work being done in partnership with a broad spectrum of energy companies.

Industry Immersion

Industry Immersion

Throughout your MME studies, you’ll visit solar fields, production platforms, power plants and refineries to deepen your understanding of all things energy—including generation, trading, analytics and renewables.

Learn more about the Master of Management in Energy at an in-person or virtual information session, or come see us at an upcoming event.


Whether you’re looking to gain added experience in finance and management or you want expertise in the energy industry — including renewable energy sources — at Tulane, you’ll have the personal attention and support you need as a prospective student and as you pursue our Master of Management in Energy.

  • All applicants receive consideration for fellowships
  • GMAT/GRE waivers are available for qualified candidates
  • Priority deadline November 1

Master of Management in Energy Degree Program

Pierre Conner, executive director of the Tulane Energy Institute, discusses the academic program and career preparation in the Freeman School’s Master of Management in Energy.

Freeman Community

Freeman Alumni Event

Freeman Alumni

Our alumni are positioned to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. As an MME student, you’ll build a network of supporters and mentors who will champion you as you grow in your career.

MME Connections

Our small classes — 20 graduate students or less — facilitate deep and meaningful relationships. Your faculty members will become mentors and introduce you to professional opportunities, and your classmates will be lifelong connections and friends.

Living in New Orleans

While New Orleans is world-renowned for its entertainment, food and music, it’s also a leader in the energy industry — from oil and natural gas to solar and wind. Living here will expose you to new experiences, including learning about sustainability at sea level. Many of our Master of Management in Energy students and alumni are involved in the New Orleans Business Alliance, the Young Leadership Council and more.

Aerial view of New Orleans and Mississippi River

Dynamic Economy

New Orleans is a major port and commercial center, and we’re home to a vibrant business community. We’re home to successful IT and software companies, and our primary industries include energy, health care, hospitality and shipping.

boiled crawfish

A Melting Pot

Known as a mecca for foodies because of the many cuisines that converged here, New Orleans features French, Italian, Haitian and Vietnamese. Soon you will be peeling crawfish like a pro and ordering your po’ boy “dressed.”

Student enjoying live music

Musical Pulse

Live music is at the heart of New Orleans, the birthplace of jazz and one of the top music cities in the world. With festivals every weekend, you’ll celebrate Mardi Gras, the Jazz Fest, local entrepreneurship and so much more.

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