University of Wisconsin - Madison

Department of Engineering Professional Development

Electrical and Computer Engineering (Power Electronics)



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Format: Online

Program Description:

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 video-based 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 or mail exchange of assignments, and proctored tests held off campus.

Recognized for Excellence
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UW–Madison's is recognized for excellence in research, instruction and service to the profession. It ranks among the top electrical and computer engineering departments in national surveys, consistently producing talented graduates whose skills are highly respected throughout the nation and around the world.

Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium
The Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC) is a UW–Madison technology focus center sponsored by companies holding an interest in electric machines and power electronics. With a mission to provide education, research and service, WEMPEC is a model program demonstrating strong interaction between university and industry.

The WEMPEC faculty have established a comprehensive curriculum in the electrical machines and power electronics field, including the Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering, that serves students at the university as well as engineers already established in the industry.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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