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Electrical Engineering: Power Engineering MS (UW-Madison)

Engineering, Architecture & Applied Tech

The MSEE degree will prepare you to advance your career in the growing field of power electronics. Taught by distinguished faculty from the Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC), a UW-Madison technology-focused center, you will advance your engineering skills and learn the most recent technological developments in:

  • Power electronics
  • Electric machines
  • Power systems The distance-learning design of this program allows you to learn off campus at times convenient to your full-time work schedule. You will follow along with on-campus classes via pre-recorded lectures, email exchange of assignments, email communication with instructors, and proctored tests taken at your place of employment.

Total credits required for completion: 24-30

Admission Requirements

For off-campus students seeking an MS degree in electrical engineering, all general MS degree requirements apply. The GRE is not required for off-campus students who completed their BS degree in the United States. However, the GRE is required for off-campus students who completed their BS degree outside of the United States. Students may work on their thesis or project while off campus, but must keep in contact with their advisor through email or telephone communication.

Students have the option of completing the program through the 24-credit thesis option, the 27-credit project option or the 30-credit all-course option.

In all cases, the first course must be taken as a university special student. All options require the student to maintain a grade point average of at least 3.0 in all graduate-level courses.

Degree-granting Institution

University of Wisconsin Madison

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