Graduate Certificate in Power Systems
Boost your skills to model, plan, operate and optimize electric power systems in the distributed and renewable energy sectors. The deployment of advanced technologies in power systems involving power generation, transmission and distribution sectors, has resulted in a need for power engineers with expertise. This new certificate welcomes professionals in government, private industry and academia to learn the latest technologies in power systems and build a strong credential in power systems.
The credits earned through this certificate will count towards the MS or PhD degree in electrical engineering if the students decide to continue their graduate studies at UK.
At a Glance
Credits and Tuition Cost (2023-2024)
Graduate Certificate in Power Systems overview
What You'll Learn
The online Graduate Certificate in Power Systems is designed to provide students with the core knowledge and latest advancements in power systems analysis, modeling, operation, control, optimization, and integration of renewable energies, and produce well trained graduates in this specialty. Students will learn the theory in various aspects of power systems and master the tools and techniques for planning and operating power systems and solving real-world problems.
- EE 537 Power System Analysis
- EE 536 Power System Fault Analysis and Protection
- EE 539 Power Distribution Systems
- EE 531 Alternative and Renewable Energy Systems
How to Apply
Licensure & Authorization
Where you live matters when completing distance education activities. If you will live outside of Kentucky while completing your program, please check the Distance Learning Authorization & Licensure page to confirm that the program can be offered in your state or country, and if relevant, that it meets professional licensure requirements in your state. Please note: Admission and enrollment in a fully-online program can NOT lead to the issuance of a J-1 or F-1 student visa.AUTHORIZATION & LICENSURE INFO
Once you become a student, you will have access to a wide variety of academic support services to maximize your success. These services are available completely online to meet the needs of our online students.