Power Systems Engineering – Graduate Certificate

Power Systems Engineering

Learn from the best electrical power engineers. Iowa State University has a long-standing national and international reputation for education and research in electric power engineering. It is considered to be one of the top five such programs in the nation. 


The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering has designed the online power systems engineering graduate certificate program. As an engineer in the power industry, you have a great opportunity to obtain a graduate credential in this area of specialization.

The power systems graduate courses are designed to provide you with valuable in-depth education in advanced topics in electric power engineering. In turn, you will be able to provide operational knowledge to government, private, and/or academic sectors. Upon completion of the certificate program of study, you will be proficient in theory, modeling, and tools. As a result, you will be able provide expertise to the development of pubic policy, as well as perform power system engineering tasks related to planning and operating electric power generation, transmission, and distribution systems.

Admission Requirements

  • Academic Records
  • GPA
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Letters of Recommendation

For program specific requirements, visit the Graduate College website.


Total: 12 Credits

Continuing on for a Master’s Degree
You can apply credits from the graduate certificate to a Master of Engineering degree with approval from the department.

Contact Information

Stacey Ross
Graduate Admissions Coordinator515-294-9162ecpegrad@iastate.edu

Vicky Thorland-Oster
Assistant director of student services

Iowa State Online

Online Certificate Details

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