The Challenges are Clear

The world wants more energy, but less pollution. And electric power consumers want smart grids that distribute power and communicate with homes and businesses, equipment and appliances, even electric cars as they recharge. How can you build energy infrastructure that meets so many demands? The answer is also clear: The Clarkson master’s in electrical engineering with a concentration in power engineering.

As a graduate of this program, you will be known for your solid power engineering foundation and ability to apply advanced computer, communications, electronics, control and signal processing technologies to the power industry. We instill the willingness to work hard and contribute in areas including research and development, planning, design, operations, field services and construction. Faculty and students are involved in Clarkson's Center for Sustainable Energy Systems and prepare for careers developing renewable energy technologies and sustainable energy systems.

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ME-EE with Power Engineering Concentration

The Power Engineering program consists of 30 total graduate credits and at least six electrical engineering courses, four of which are in the power engineering area. Coursework accounts for 21-27 credits, seminar accounts for 2 credits and a project accounts for 1-7 credits. 

Power Engineering Curriculum

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General Admission Requirements

Students should have a BS in electrical engineering or equivalent field.

Please note, applicants for the Master of Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Power Engineering should select Electrical Engineering, ME as their program of interest when filling out the online application. Interest in the Power Engineering concentration should be indicated in your statement of purpose. 

A complete application file consists of the following items:

  • Application form.
  • Resume and statement of purpose.
  • Letters of recommendation — three letters required.
  • Official transcripts.
  • Test scores — GRE* and TOEFL/IELTS (if applicable).

*GRE may be waived for some applicants.

Supplemental information may be submitted if desired; this could include any other information that may help us evaluate your application.

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Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more about the program, contact
Professor Thomas H. Ortmeyer

If you are ready to apply or have admissions questions contact
Graduate Admissions Team

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