Illinois Institute of Technology

Distance Education

Power Engineering



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Power Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

The purpose of this degree program is to prepare students for leading edge positions in industry in the areas of electric power, power electronics, motor drives, and electric machines. The Professional Master of Power Engineering is a course-only degree program that prepares students for professional practice in power engineering. The admission requirements for the proposed degree will follow the existing admission requirements for such professional master's degrees in ECE Department. Students whose accredited B.S. degree is not in electrical engineering may pursue the professional masters degree provided that they have an adequate background and can demonstrate proficiency in the material contained in undergraduate courses equivalent to IITs ECE 211 and ECE 213 (Circuit Analysis I and II), ECE 311 (Engineering Electronics), ECE 319 (Fundamentals of Power Engineering), MATH 251 (Multivariate and Vector Calculus), and MATH 252 (Introduction to Differential Equations). A student may demonstrate proficiency by successfully completing the courses or by demonstrating satisfactory performance in one or more special examinations administered by the ECE department.


Illinois Institute of Technology is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

International Student Requirements:

TOEFL minimum score: 550/213/80

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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