Worcester Polytechnic Institute

WPI’s online graduate programs in Power Systems prepare engineers for professional practice in the electric utility industry. We combine essential topics in power systems with technology-focused business courses that empower graduates to improve energy delivery and meet the challenges of an evolving power grid. Students customize their educational experience to their professional aspirations, with specializations in protective relaying, controls, power transmission, cybersecurity and more.

In partnership with EPCE, WPI currently offers the following graduate-level degree and certificate programs in power systems:

Founded in Massachusetts in 1865, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is one of the nation's first engineering and technology universities. WPI embodies its motto of “theory and practice” by combining cutting-edge research with hands-on, experiential learning that creates the leaders of tomorrow. In 2016, the Wall Street Journal ranked WPI as the #1 university in the nation for faculty that best combine research and teaching.

WPI is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., and holds additional accreditation in the areas of engineering, technology, the sciences, and business. 

Program Contact

Mike Ahern
Director, Power Systems
Corporate and Professional Education

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester MA 01609-2280
508-831-6563

[email protected]

Student Contact

Susan Hicks
Senior Manager, Online Programs
Corporate and Professional Education

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester MA 01609-2280
508-831-4104

[email protected]


WPI Ranks Best Online Graduate Engineering Program

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - Power Systems Programs

Mike Ahern
Director, Power Systems - Corporate and Professional Education, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester Polytechnic Institute