Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Electric Power

The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Electric Power) is a program option for students seeking careers in the electric power industry. The plan of study combines traditional topics in power generation, transmission, and distribution with cutting-edge topics such as the integration of renewable energy sources in the “smart grid.”

Career Options

A variety of career opportunities exist, but primarily in the areas of:

  • Systems Design
  • Broadcast Technology
  • Professional Communications
  • Industrial & Power Electronics
  • Power Engineering
  • Computer Architecture
  • Nanotechnology
  • Circuits
  • Computer Networks
  • Multimedia Processing
  • Microelectronics
  • Control and Traditional Energy Systems

Courses of Interest – Across all Electrical Engineering graduate degree programs*

CE 501 | Functions of the Constructor
EE 443 | Introduction to Power Systems
EE 444 | Power Systems Technology
EE 513 | Solid State Energy Devices
EE 521 | Power Systems Analysis and Design
EE 524 | Transients in Power Systems
EE 525 | Power System Protection
EE 526 | Renewable Energy in Power Systems
EE 527 | Net-Centric Power System Control
SAE 515 | Sustainable Infrastructure Systems

*Click here for a complete list of program requirements.

DEN@Viterbi Student Services

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Highlighted Electrical Engineering Faculty

Michael Chen, PhD Michael Dubois, PhD
Petros A. Ioannou, PhD