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Sustainable Energy Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #601 (WUR) Omaha, NE, United States
If you’re interested in sustainability, energy policy and energy law, pursing a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sustainable Energy Science at Creighton University might be the perfect option for you. Creighton University’s sustainable energy program challenges students to explore innovation through experience and build a sustainable future.
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With a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sustainable Energy at Creighton University , you will address energy issues from an interdisciplinary perspective and enjoy a nontraditional curriculum. You’ll use an atomic force microscope in your history class, apply physics to real world situations and work in a hands-on environment tailored specifically to you. Through internships and group projects you’ll have direct contact with companies and industry partners across the region. And, you’ll definitely love that we use Nebraska’s largest solar array as an outdoor classroom.


Within 6 months of graduation, 96% of Creighton’s College of Arts and Sciences graduates are employed, enrolled in graduate school or volunteering in their field.

Jobs in the energy technology sectors have been growing at 26% per year. Graduates find employment in sustainable design, renewable energy systems or energy policy and administration. This major is also a good preparation for students considering graduate school in energy-related law or public policy.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    56 alternative credits

    B.S., Major in Sustainable Energy Science Requirements: 56-59 credits

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Contemporary Composition:Energy in Society
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Three Dimensional Design
  • Introduction to Anthropology: Culture, Energy and Sustainability
  • Environment and Society: Sociological Perspectives
  • Philosophical Ethics: Energy and Environment
  • Divine Providence, Catholic Social Teaching, and the Problem of Climate Change
  • Economic, Political, and Legal Considerations Courses
  • Energy Policy
  • Grants and Funding for Sustainable Technology
  • Introduction to Energy Transfer
  • History and Technology in the Modern World
  • Modeling Electrical Load and Yield
  • Internship

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • A completed Application for Undergraduate Admission (there is space in both the Common App and Creighton Application to include your optional ZeeMee profile link).
  • Your official high school transcript, including the scale on which you were graded, sent directly from your high school.
  • Your ACT exam scores (sent to Creighton via our ACT school code, 2444) or SAT exam scores (sent via our SAT school code, 6121), writing portion not required.
  • A high school guidance counselor evaluation.
  • Essay or Personal Statement. 
  • Optional: your resume, and/or letters of recommendation 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39630 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39630 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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