Business Administration, B.S. - Concentration: Public Utilities Management

The nature of public utility operations is rapidly changing, as the industry faces the common challenges of an aging workforce, looming retirements, outdated infrastructure, additional regulations, and heightened financial burdens. The specialization in public utilities management includes 30 credits that focus on management of public utilities, such as water, gas, electric and wastewater. New courses in asset and infrastructure management, green energy and environmental sustainability, crisis/rick management and workforce safety, and industry regulatory codes will be part of the program. The business curriculum applies theory to real-world problems so that students develop the skills and knowledge for in-demand careers in the region’s utility companies.

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