MS in Power Systems Management - Details

The Master of Science in Power Systems Management from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) combines essential topics in power systems engineering with technology-focused business courses, preparing graduates for careers in engineering management within the power industry.

Degree Requirements:

10 courses, 30 credit hours, this must include:

  • ECE 5500 - Power System Analysis

Choose up to 3 additional courses (9 credit hours) but no more than 4 courses (12 credit hours) in Power Systems Engineering

  • ECE 5511 - Transients in Power Systems
  • ECE 5512 - Electromechanical 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 - Power Transmission
  • ECE 5532 - Distribution and Renewable Power Generation


 

Choose 4 courses (12 credit hours) from the School of Business

  • OIE 541 - Operations Risk Management
  • OIE 598E - Engineering Economics
  • MIS 576 - Project Management
  • OBC 500 - Group and Interpersonal Dynamics in Complex Organizations
  • BUS 598 - Energy Management

Remaining credit hours may be taken from the following:

  • ECE 579S - Computer and Network Security
  • Graduate level course work in engineering, science, or system dynamics. No more than total credit hours may be in ECE.




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Dr. Babak Enayati
Adjunct Professor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

WPI Student Story
Haitham Khanji,
Protection & Telecom,
Control & Integration Engineer,
North East, National Grid

"I believe that getting my master’s degree has truly been an investment - it provides technical skills and great opportunities for those graduates who work hard and are willing to be innovative."

Brian Majerowicz
Principle Engineer, Substation Engineering, Baltimore Gas and Electric