Master of Science in Electrical Engineering / Power Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Program Details

The online MS in Electrical Engineering with a focus in Power Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison prepares students for leading edge positions in industry in the areas of electric power, power electronics, motor drives, and electric machines. Courses cover topics such as:

  • Power Electronic Circuits 
  • Automatic Controls
  • Solid State Power Conversion
  • Electromagnetic Design of AC Machinery
  • Electric Power Systems


Students are required to attend a three-week summer on-campus lab course.

  • Completion of the Graduate Certificate in Power Conversion & Control with a GPA of 3.3
  • A BS degree from a program accredited by the ABET or the equivalent
  • A minimum undergraduate grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 on the equivalent of the last 60 semester hours (approximately two years of work) or a master’s degree with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00
  • Resume/CV
  • Essay
  • Transcript(s)
  • Three professional recommendations
  • Phone interview

Exceptions to standard admission requirements are considered by the admissions committee on an individual basis.

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission