Professional Graduate Programs in Sustainable Energy
Increase expertise in sustainable energy
Today's business environment is changing at an ever-faster pace and business goals are becoming more complex. At Clover University we are dedicated to serving companies in Virginia in the Technology, Consulting, and Energy sectors to successfully navigate this evolution by providing highly specialized professional STEM cerfified graduate programs that will get your employees job-ready and future-proof.
We are fully certified to operate by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. All our professional graduate programs will equip your team with the hard skills and in-depth knowledge needed to perform in a variety of roles in energy leveraging top skills in data science and computational economics.
The Washington DC Capital Area is the third largest Tech-Hub in the U.S. and we are currently facing a digital talent crisis, and thousands of jobs are projected to remain unfilled in the coming years. At the same time for over 60% of employees, training and development opportunities are important factors when deciding on whether to remain in their current role or taking a new job.
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Professional graduate programs in sustainable energy
The Master of Science in Applied Computational Economics and Sustainable Energy provides graduates with an in-depth understanding of key micro- and macroeconomic models in use by practicing economists. Graduates will possess the skills to undertake statistical, econometric, as well as data analysis of major contemporary economic issues and be well equipped to conduct independent, original research. The coursework in the Master of Science in Applied Computational Economics and Sustainable Energy focuses on applying the quantitative skills acquired in core coursework to solving complex issues related to the energy industry. The well-rounded programs provide graduates with advanced skills in applied computational economics, an in-depth understanding of economic phenomena, and the ability to analyze and solve complex economic problems. The Master of Science programs also include a capstone project that allows students to work individually with two advisors and sharpen their research skills.
The curricula for these highly specialized programs were developed by Clover University faculty and leadership, its Board of Advisors and feedback from industry experts and employers.
The Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics and Sustainable Energy is a 15-credit hour professional, interdisciplinary, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program. This program is composed of five courses (3 credits each) and provides graduates with the tools needed to successfully start or advance their career in data analytics/data science with a focus on the energy industry. The successful completion of 15 credits is required to obtain this graduate certificate. All credits earned in this program can be counted towards the Master of Science in Data Analytics and Sustainable Energy.
The Master of Science in Data Analytics and Sustainable Energy requires the successful completion of 30 credits in order to graduate. The coursework is composed of five core courses in data and statistical analysis (3 credits each) and four courses in energy sector analysis, economics and sustainability (3 credits each). Additionally, in a capstone project (3-credits), students will apply data analytics and statistical tools to solve energy sector challenges. The capstone project is designed to allow graduates to sharpen their research skills by working closely on their individual project with two advisors. Graduates thereby have the opportunity to analyze a problem, working on a question from beginning to end and communicate the results in the form of a presentation and a report.
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- Low student-faculty ratio
- Hands-on applications and important theory to guarantee job-readiness
- Innovative programs that equip your team with the hard skills to be future-ready
- Cohort based programs allowing for team work activities
- 100% online with an experience superior to in-person instruction
- Credits earned in a Graduate Certificate program can be counted toward the Master of Science in Data Analytics and Sustainable Energy
- Throughout the program a dedicated advisor works with each graduate to facilitate the journey to success
- Very competitive pricing!
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Well Rounded Professional Programs
The well-rounded programs provide graduates with advanced skills in data analytics. Additionally, our energy sector focused programs provide students with an understanding of the nuances of the modern energy industry. The curricula for these highly specialized programs were developed by Clover University faculty and leadership, its Board of Advisors and with feedback from industry experts and employers.
All courses focus on getting graduates job-ready and foster hard skills as well as analytical skills and presentation and writing competencies required to communicate findings to a variety of stakeholders. The Master of Science program also includes a capstone project that allows graduates to sharpen their research skills by working closely on their individual project with two advisors. Graduates thereby have the opportunity to analyze a problem, working on a question from beginning to end and communicate the results in the form of a presentation and a report. We encourage students to select topics that are relevant to their workplace. This allows your employees to quickly put their newly learned skills into practice and serve the mission of your enterprise.
The coursework completed for either of the two Graduate Certificates in Data Analytics can be fully transferred to the Master of Science in Data Analytics and Sustainable Energy.
Career Outlook in Virginia
Our region is faced with a critical shortage of Digital Talent. Projections show that by 2025 as much as "60% of Capital Region Tech and Tech Adjacent positions will be unfilled". On the national level projections show that between 2020 and 2030 jobs in the fields of Statistics, Data Science/Analytics, and Economics will increase respectively 33%, 15% and 13%.
Our graduate programs in Data Analytics are designed to equip your staff to succeed in a variety of professional environments that include:
- Private companies across sectors
- Think tanks
- Trade organizations
- Government agencies
- International organizations
- Electric utilities
- Renewable energy firms
- Oil and gas companies
- Consulting firms
- Law firms
There is a long list of professional roles that are suitable for our graduates:
- Data scientist
- Data analyst
- Quantitative analyst
- Quantitative financial analyst
For graduates specializing in the field of energy this list can be expanded to include:
- Energy sector modeler
- Renewable energy analyst
- Energy security analyst
- Energy policy analyst
- Energy sector specialist
- Energy advisor
- Energy data engineer
- Energy industry specialist
- Sustainability consultant
 Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce, 2022. Capital Digital Talent – Building the Capital Region’s Digital Talent Pipeline, McKinsey & Company, October 13.
 BLS, 2022. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, www.bls.gov