The University of Tulsa Offers Master Degrees In Energy Law, Business

The University of Tulsa College of Law and Concord Law School of Kaplan University recently established an online Master of Jurisprudence in Energy Law () degree program. The program was designed to meet the expressed desire of energy professionals to gain a sophisticated knowledge of the laws and regulations that govern the energy industry. Enrollment is open on a rolling basis, and courses begin on Aug. 26, 2013.

The program is the first of its kind in the United States. TU College of Law Dean Janet Levit explains, “Several law schools offer specialized curriculum in energy law for lawyers. This online Master of Jurisprudence in Energy Law is available to professionals who would benefit from a foundation in energy law. This program – available exclusively online – is the first of its kind.”

This is the second Concord collaboration with The University of Tulsa College of Law, the first being the online Master of Jurisprudence in Indian Law () degree established in 2010. Stephen Burnett, vice president for auxiliary businesses, Kaplan Legal Education, says, “Increased accessibility to legal education is a significant part of Concord’s mission. Bringing our uniquely-tailored legal education platform to The University of Tulsa enables them to further expand their online offerings and satisfy a growing demand for legal and regulatory knowledge among energy professionals.”

The online Master of Energy Business degree program is designed for working energy professionals with backgrounds in business, engineering, geosciences, law and related disciplines who are seeking to advance their careers in the energy industry. The Master of Energy Business blends sound business principles and practices, normally found in an program, with contemporary energy issues and perspectives to create a highly energy- focused professional educational experience. Several faculty members teach energy and related -level courses in the Master of Energy Business program.

Based in the nationally-ranked Collins College of Business at The University of Tulsa and located in the heartland of America’s energy industry, the Master of Energy Business program leverages a unique mix of resources that is unmatched at other universities, including:

• National Energy Policy Institute, located at The University of Tulsa
• McDougall School of Petroleum Engineering, one of the preeminent programs of its kind in the world
• Energy Management Center, located within the Collins College of Business
• Energy Law Journal, a joint publication of The University of Tulsa College of Law and the Energy Bar Association in Washington, DC
• Highly regarded programs in petroleum geosciences and chemical engineering
• The Tulsa Institute of Alternative Energy
• Petroleum Abstracts, the world’s leading source of oil and gas information
• Numerous close ties with energy partners
• A rich energy heritage within the Tulsa community, home to numerous energy companies and organizations

The primary objective of the Master of Energy Business program is to train business professionals to become strong managers, problem solvers and idea generators so they can add value to their companies and the industry. The emerging energy landscape of the 21st century encompasses traditional oil and gas markets plus hydropower, wind, solar, nuclear and other energy alternatives. The Master of Energy Business provides the breadth of business knowledge and skills that energy professionals need to address changing and expanding industry needs.

For more information email or call 918-631-2242.

Updated 06-14-2013

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