Carnegie Mellon University

Today’s energy systems are highly interdependent and very heterogeneous. The infrastructure that supports them is, thus, equally complex requiring an interdisciplinary approach for its design, construction and operation. 

The Energy Infrastructure Systems MS concentration is designed to prepare you with the skills and knowledge required to work with modern energy infrastructure.


The following courses are recommended for this concentration, but our MS program is flexible and you should work with your academic advisors to tailor coursework towards your individual interests and career goals.

  • 12-704 Probability and Estimation Methods for Engineering Systems 
  • 12-706 Civil Systems Investment Planning and Pricing 
  • 12-712 Introduction to Sustainable Engineering 
  • 12-750 Infrastructure Management 
  • 12-714 Environmental Life Cycle Assessment
  • 12-749 Special Topic: Climate Change Adaptation 

Visit the HUB for a full listing of available courses and their descriptions.

The following interdisciplinary courses relate to this concentration and may be of interest for additional course work, depending on your academic and career goals.

  • 12-659 Special Topics: MATLAB
  • 12-746 Python Prototyping for Infrastructure Systems 
  • 12-747 Sustainable Buildings 
  • 12-748 Mechanical and Electrical System Design for Buildings 
  • 12-752 Data-Driven Building Energy Management 
  • 12-761 Sensing & Data Mining in Smart Structures and Systems 
  • 12-780 Advanced Python and Web Prototyping for Civil Infrastructure 
  • 39-611 Energy Demand and Utilization 

Visit the HUB for a full listing of available courses and their descriptions.

Ready to Apply?

All applications are submitted online through the CMU College of Engineering. For application information, visit our Admissions Information page.