Flores MBA Energy Specialization | LSU Energy Program


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Flores MBA Energy Specialization

The E. J. Ourso College of Business has set a standard for outstanding undergraduate education by developing students who are innovative and ready to contribute to the bottom line of corporations. Through a new Flores MBA specialization, the E. J. Ourso College wants to prepare students whose focus lies, or may lie, on the energy industry.

  • Flores MBA students choose from electives that include an overview course, as well as classes in mineral rights, energy law, finance, and analytics.
  • To graduate with a specialization in energy, students must complete nine hours from the following courses:
    ENVS 4261; ISDS 7150; LAW 5205; LAW 5220; FIN 7400; BADM 7170; or a faculty advisor-approved energy elective. 
  • Students must have a 3.0 GPA in the courses used to satisfy the specialization. All nine hours must be taken on LSU’s campus.
  • Students will also be provided a wide range of learning opportunities, including site visits, access to speakers in the industry, case competitions, energy conferences and expos, and industry-related internships.  

Why Specialize in Energy?

  • Distinguish yourself from other students, not only here, but in the workplace.
  • Learn unique energy-based skillsets through academic and practical coursework.
  • Secure internships and employment opportunities in the world’s most vital industry.
  • Earn higher salaries and better benefits by working in the energy industry.
  • Join the E. J. Ourso College of Business tradition of preparing leaders in the energy industry.

Louisiana, through its wealth of natural resource distribution, is the nation’s top producer of crude oil and second in natural gas output and petroleum refinery. The E. J. Ourso College has produced some of the leading professionals in the energy industry.