Online Option

The Master of Engineering in Energy Systems Engineering can be pursued on-campus and online. The application process is the same for both options. You will simply select the online program when you are applying.

Online students will complete the same coursework as on-campus students and those requirements can be found on our Curriculum and Advising page. Online students receive the exact same degree as on-campus students.

The Master of Engineering in Energy Systems Engineering is a self-funded program where students are responsible for paying their tuition and fees. Students in this program are not eligible for Board of Trustee (BOT) tuition-waiver-generating assistantships at the University of Illinois.

Prospective students are encouraged to read more about tuition and fees for online programs for the Grainger College of Engineering.

About Grainger Engineering Online

The Grainger College of Engineering’s online engineering degree programs offer flexibility and convenience while maintaining the integrity and academic rigor of our elite on-campus programs. The learning environment is inclusive and interactive, utilizing state-of-the-art technologies to deliver an authentic classroom experience.

Flexibly Designed for Working Professionals

Balancing the demands of a professional career and family life with a rigorous academic schedule can be a challenging proposition for anyone seeking higher education. Grainger Engineering’s extensive student support services and sophisticated online learning platform offers the flexibility and convenience you need to pursue an advanced degree, certification, or specialized training without sacrificing your career or the comforts of home.

Online Student Resources

The Grainger Engineering online education experience mirrors that which is offered on campus, including providing access to a variety of campus resources, including the University Library, Grainger Engineering Library (the world’s largest engineering library), Engineering Work Station (EWS) computer laboratories, the CITES Web Store, numerous research centers, and a variety of professional development services. Additionally, there is a Grainger Engineering staff dedicated to ensuring online engineering students succeed and achieve their personal and professional goals.

Explore some of the Grainger Engineering resources for online students below:

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