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M.S. Finance Energy Area of Emphasis

The optional area of emphasis in Energy Finance prepares graduates for leadership careers in the energy sector. This area of emphasis is part of West Virginia University's Shale Gas Initiative and offers B-School graduates entre' into the energy sector and Energy Sector geologists, engineers, and other practitioners the business acumen for energy sector advancement into leadership and decision-making positions.

Curriculum for M.S. Finance-Energy Emphasis

Summer Semester 1

  • Energy Financial Economics
  • Energy Law & Ethics

Fall Semester

  • Managerial Financial Economics
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Financial Reporting/Analysis
  • Portfolio Management
  • Energy Risk Management
  • Energy Finance Practicum I

Spring Semester

  • Advanced Corporate Finance
  • Derivative Securities
  • Equity Investment
  • Energy Financial Accounting
  • Professional Practicum II

Summer Semester 2

  • Professional Field Experience