Sustainable Energy Science (Bachelor of Science)

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Jobs in the energy sector have been increasing 26% per year.

Energy science graduates find employment in sustainable design, building systems and renewable energy. Creighton’s energy science program also prepares you for graduate school in engineering.

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the significant energy challenges facing our global society
  • Develop innovative, holistic solutions to energy problems
  • Hone your critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Learn physics and math theory


Student Organizations

  • Green Jays

    The Green Jays explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth. We practice and promote the responsible use of the earth’s ecosystems and resources. We encourage students to become involved in environmental issues and sustainability within the Creighton and greater Omaha area communities.


Creighton’s energy science program helps you find internships, including paid internships in building management systems, information technology and public administration.

Research Opportunities

At Creighton, you’ll have the opportunity for research alongside faculty members as an undergraduate. You could study such areas as thin film technology, nanomaterials and sustainable design.

The program also allows incoming freshmen to jump-start their college education with summer courses and research opportunities in faculty laboratories. Please feel free to contact Program Director Larry Hopp (larryhopp [at] creighton [dot] edu or 402.659.8693) for more information.

Admissions Requirements

Learn about general admission requirements for Creighton University or find out how to transfer credits to Creighton.

Tuition & Scholarships

Clare Boothe Luce Program for Women in Science Scholarship

Each year, Creighton University awards Clare Boothe Luce Scholarships for undergraduate women in science to students entering their junior or senior year. The scholarships cover the full cost of tuition and fees and include a housing and book allowance. The scholarships are awarded to female students majoring in the natural sciences, mathematics or computer science and who intend to pursue graduate degrees in one of these fields. Students receiving the scholarship are expected to conduct research in their field.

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