Graduate and Professional Programs

University of Houston Energy MBA

Houston's Energy MBA

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Lead the change in Energy

Located in the energy capital of the world, the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston houses the city's most robust energy-focused MBA and MS curriculum, along with unique partnerships and programming. Our students come to Houston from the country's major oil and gas cities, including Midland, Odessa, Freeport, Lafayette, Shreveport, Baton Rouge and Lake Charles, to learn how to lead in the business of energy. With our Master of Science in Global Energy Management, specialized energy certificates and elective courses, and the Gutierrez Energy Management Institute, we will prepare you to navigate and lead in Houston's energy industry and beyond.



Gutierrez Energy Management Institute is a resource for MBA & EMBA students

Energy Curriculum

Most diverse portfolio of course offerings in the business of energy


4 certificates offered

Alumni Network

Almost 60,000 Bauer alumni in Houston


Ideal mixture of academia & experience to provide insight into world of energy


Gutierrez Energy Management Institute (GEMI)

Housed within the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, the Gutierrez Energy Management Institute (GEMI) serves as a resource to prepare and support the energy workers of today while exploring issues important to the industry’s future. Located in the energy capital of the world, GEMI is a natural venue for a world-class energy center designed to meet the needs of the energy community.

GEMI offers curriculum at the graduate and executive education, along with professional networking opportunities through forums, seminars and symposia.


Energy Curriculum


Energy Certificates

Bauer's energy certificate programs, which are available to complete during your MBA, are a unique grouping of energy-based courses to provide intensive exposure to the sector. The completion of any of the energy certificate programs demonstrates mastery of the subject area and provides credentials that you can use to accelerate your career. Choose from the following certificates:


Alumni Network

One of our primary missions is to produce alumni who are prepared to provide bold, visionary and dynamic leadership. Our alumni fill the ranks of leading energy companies in and around Houston, and beyond.


World-Renowned Faculty

Learn from the most respected minds in business. Our faculty is the right mixture of academia and experience. From CFO’s of multi-national energy corporations to top academic publishers, our faculty provides well-rounded insight into the world of energy.