The graduate electric power program at the University of Pittsburgh offers comprehensive coursework covering all aspects of modern and future electric power systems. The curriculum provides a cross-section of the electric power system, from transmission and distribution, power electronic converters, to advanced control application and design. Close partnerships with industry collaborators has resulted in both co-developed course material, as well as guest lecturers who are leaders in their respective fields, providing students with an education that is both highly technical and highly relevant to their professional futures.
Designed for both full-time graduate students performing research, as well as professionals who wish to pursue their degree part-time, courses are scheduled to meet the demands of the modern workplace. Courses are offered at times convenient to working professionals, and many are for remote access in case of travel. The courses offered at the graduate level in the power engineering program are listed below: