Duke - The Fuqua School of Business


Energy Entrepreneurship

"In a period of a few short months, we evolved from a group of broke students with an idea to a promising start-up team with the potential to capture over $100,000 of funding," says Dan Chow, MEM/MBA '15, about his team's clean energy venture. Read more.

Few forces will have as profound an impact on business in the 21st century as the global dynamics of energy, natural resources, development, and the environment. The joint degree program between Fuqua and Duke's Nicholas School of the Environment is one of the preeminent business and environment programs in the world that prepares you to tackle complex issues in this changing global context.

Whether your career interests are renewable energy, corporate sustainability, carbon/environmental markets, energy finance, or public-private environmental partnerships, Duke's Masters of Environmental Management MEM/MBA and Masters of Forestry MF/MBA joint degrees afford you access to the world's leading-edge curriculum, faculty, facilities, and academic opportunities at the intersection of business, energy, and the environment.

Sustainability and Success

"In the rapidly growing field of corporate sustainability, you must be inventive to be successful. At Duke, the student-driven culture and size of the program offers that same opportunity to shape the MEM/MBA experience and have a larger role in sustainability on campus." — Jen Snook, MEM/MBA '11

Why Duke's MEM/MBA or MF/MBA?

Duke's MEM/MBA and MF/MBA degree students are part of an elite cohort of students at Duke, participating in clubs, classes, and projects specifically for joint business-environment students from the very beginning of their time on campus.

The MEM/MBA and MF/MBA joint degree programs are truly interdisciplinary in nature and diverse in scope and breadth, which enables you to tailor your academic experience to your individual interests. In this intensive 3-year program, you will spend time immersed at both Fuqua and the Nicholas School with access to additional classes in energy and environment disciplines at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering, Sanford School of Public Policy, School of Law, and other Duke departments across campus.

MEM/MBA and MF/MBA students also take advantage of support from Fuqua's Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE), the Duke University Energy Initiative, and the Duke Center for Sustainability and Commerce.

Next, learn about MEM/MBA and MF/MBA academics.