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Admission to the minor is based on students’ overall academic record. All students must have completed at least one semester at The University of Texas at Austin before applying to the minor program, and have a University grade point average of at least 2.0.  Freshmen who wish to participate in the program their first semester must wait until the spring to apply.  Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for admission to the program.  Students must have completed Geological Sciences 303, 401, or 420H before the program start in the summer.

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The EMP considers applications on a rolling basis.  However, the formal application periods are September 16 - November 1, 2019 and January 27 - May 22, 2020.

Students enrolled in the 2020 - 2022 and later UT Academic Catalog are eligible to earn the Energy Management Minor.  

Students enrolled in the 2018 - 2020 or earlier UT Academic Catalog are eligible to earn the Energy Management Certificate.

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Course Registration

If your application is accepted and you are admitted to the EMP, you will be given access to register for the core courses during the summer registration period outlined by the University registration schedule.

Course substitutions are not allowed with the exception of GEO 416M in place of GEO 316P for Geology students. 

With the exception of the GEO 303 (or equivalent), all courses must be completed at UT Austin. Additionally, all courses must be taken for a letter grade and passed with a C- or better to be eligible for certification.

Tuition and Scholarships

Tuition for the full summer program is $4,842. 

The Energy Management Program currently has 5 scholarships available for distribution; they range in value from $1,000-$6,000 per year. While requirements vary, you MUST be an EMP student to be awarded an EMP scholarship. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please contact John Butler.


The Texas Energy Management Student Association (TEMSA) is the student-led branch of the McCombs Energy Management Program. Monthly meetings include industry speakers, networking opportunities, workshops, and community service. We seek to not only provide support through the job-search process, but also foster strong student relationships for post-graduation career success.

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