WPI’s online master of science in power systems management 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 program, you will learn to:

  • Analyze dynamic system response to disturbances
  • Analyze power flows in delivery networks – both for steady state and transients
  • Design power delivery networks – both transmission and distribution
  • Design protection and control systems
  • Evaluate design alternatives, including both technical and economic analysis
  • Identify and mitigate operational risks
  • Lead projects using a full suite of management tools
  • Understand electro-mechanical energy conversion and power system operations and planning
  • Understand group and individual dynamics leading to more effective interactions

Average Starting Salary

WPI Graduates:

  • Bachelor’s: N/A
  • Master’s: $100,500 (2015)
  • PhD: N/A

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Companies that have Hired WPI Power Systems Management Graduates

  • Bangor Hydro Electric
  • ISO New England
  • National Grid
  • Northeast Utilities
  • UTC-Pratt & Whitney

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Sample Job Titles

  • Lead Estimator
  • Senior Engineer
  • Senior Product Engineer

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Sample Professional Associations and Clubs

Popular Industries for Power Systems Management

  • Energy

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