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Transmission & Distribution

Training the next generation of power engineers

The power grid of the future is needed today. Large-scale wind and solar projects, reliability improvements, replacing aging infrastructure, coal-to-gas plant conversions -- the power industry continues to invest in substantial transmission projects. They all require power engineers.

Gonzaga students learn from industry leaders. Designed in collaboration with power experts, our program provides the necessary technical and managerial skills to advance careers in the rapidly-evolving power industry.

The online learning environment gives you the flexibility to earn your graduate degree while continuing to work in your current position.


Master's in T&D Engineering

Twelve (12) courses include your choice of electives and an Engineering Leadership capstone course.
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Certificate in T&D Engineering

Any five (5) T&D courses earn a graduate credential.

Sean Grier

Sean Grier (’14)

Director of Duke Energy’s Renewable Engineering Group, Gonzaga Transmission & Distribution Alum

Grier serves on the T&D Industry Advisory Board, helping ensure the program maintains that strong connection to the power industry.


Nick Coulson (‘15)

Master of Engineering in Transmission & Distribution

Modernizing PSE grid with two degrees from Gonzaga - BS in Mechanical Engineering and Master of Engineering in Transmission & Distribution

Kevin Damron

Kevin Damron ('20)

Principal Transmission Operations Engineer at Avista, Gonzaga Engineering Industry Liaison

Kevin, an alum of the Transmission and Distribution Engineering master's program, now advises on connecting with other utility companies.

Facts & Figures


Courses to Choose From - All Online


Classes to Earn a Certificate (15 Credits)


Calendar Year to Complete Certificate


Years Partnering with the Power Industry