WPI students work closely with WPI’s renowned Power Systems faculty: real-world, power industry experts who enrich the curriculum with decades of experience.
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WPI’s master's in Power Systems Management online combines essential topics in power systems engineering with technology-focused business courses, preparing graduates for careers in engineering management within the power industry.
As a student in our part-time online power systems management program, you will learn to:
View our on-demand webinar to be introduced to WPI's online Power Systems graduate programs. Get an overview of program logistics, what online learning looks like, the application process, and more!
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Excellent candidates have an ABET accredited undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Engineers from other disciplines may be successful in Power Systems with coursework in AC Circuits and Signals as well as significant mathematics including Linear Algebra and Differential Equations.
If you do not have a bachelor's degree, please view our list of undergraduate programs.
For specific application requirements, visit our admissions for online programs page. Have additional questions? Please contact our WPI Online team to review individual situations.
10 courses, 30 credit hours. You will work with a faculty advisor to develop a customized and relevant plan of study selected from the courses below.
Thesis option: Currently, WPI’s online graduate programs do not offer a thesis option, as theses cannot be completed online. If you wish to pursue a thesis on campus, it is the student’s responsibility to find an advisor. Please note that depending on the project’s subject and timeframe, there might not be a faculty member willing or able to advise.
View academic term start dates for online power systems courses.
OIE 542. Risk Management and Decision Making
OBC 505. Teaming and Organizing for Innovation
SD 550. System Dynamics Foundation: Managing Complexity
For additional management and math courses, please click here. Note these courses may not qualify for EPCE participants.
Course Offerings are subject to change. If you are interested in enrolling, please contact us for the most up-to-date information.
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WPI and the Energy Providers Coalition for Education (EPCE) are partners in providing quality online education to the energy industry. If you work for an organization that is a member of EPCE, you receive a 10% discount on your online WPI tuition. Contact EPCE to determine if you qualify.
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