Online Master of Science
Energy Solutions for the Future
The Online Master of Science in Power Systems Management combines essential topics in power systems engineering with technology-focused business courses. You will gain a strong understanding of power systems engineering plus enhance that specialized knowledge with advanced business skills. Be one of the few who are qualified for a career in engineering management in the power industry.
Please see the prerequisites necessary for this program to determine if you have the correct background and experience.
This part-time flexible program can be tailored to individual student goals with students choosing the courses that optimize their career and their schedule. Students, in consultation with their faculty advisor, develop a Plan of Study for their program.
Ten courses, 30 credit hours. A thesis is not required.
- Required Course (3 credits)
- ECE 5500. Power System Analysis
- Choose at least three additional courses (9 credits) but no more than four courses (12 credits) in Power Systems Engineering
- ECE 523. Power Electronics
- ECE 5510. Power Quality
- ECE 5511. Transients in Power Systems
- ECE 5512. Electrochemical Energy Conversion
- ECE 5520. Power System Protection and Control
- ECE 5521. Protective Relaying
- ECE 5522. Advanced Applications in Protective Relaying
- ECE 5523. Power System Dynamics
- ECE 5530. Power Distribution
- ECE 5531. Power System Operation and Planning
- ECE 5540. Electric Power Transmission
- ECE 579S. Computer and Network Security
- ME 593Z. Renewable Energy
- Choose four courses (12 credits) from the School of Business**
- Choose two electives (6 credits) from the following:**
- Graduate level course work in mathematics, science, or system dynamics. Only one of these courses may be in ECE, for a maximum of 15 total credit hours in ECE.
**Note that not all courses shown in the graduate catalog are available online.
Graduate classes are captured as they happen at our Worcester, MA campus then streamed to you on the Internet. Each course has additional web-based content and collaboration tools that help foster interaction among faculty and students.
For more specifics about how online learning works, including information on the required technology, read Attending Online Class.