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Unclear about which program is right for you? Use the table below to help you decide.

Remember you can always start with the certificate if you are unsure where to begin.

Certificate Master's
Eligibility 
  • B.S. in electrical, civil,
    mechanical, or similar
    engineering required
  • Employment in
    the power
    utility industry
    recommended
  • B.S. in electrical, civil,
    mechanical, or similar
    engineering required
  • Employment in
    the power
    utility industry
    recommended
Cost per
Credit
$1,095 per credit 
Typically $3,285 per class
$1,095 per credit 
Typically $3,285 per class
Credits
Required
15 credits 36 credits
Program Length Can be completed
in one year
Typically completed
in 2.5 years;
must be completed
in 6 years
Application
Process 
  • Complete the
    online application
  • Submit unofficial
    transcripts from all
    degree-bearing  institutions 
  • Complete the
    online application
  • Submit official
    transcripts from all
    degree-bearing  institutions 
  • Submit contact
    info of 2 professional
    recommenders
  • Letter of Intent
  • Resume or personal CV
Financial Aid NOT ELIGIBLE  Eligible for federal
financial aid
Course Length 8 weeks  8 weeks 
Online Yes Yes*
Diploma No Yes

*One on-campus, 2-day immersion is required for the master’s program. The immersion is not required for international students 

Questions about the certificate? Contact T&D Program Assistant Jilliene McKinstry at (509) 313-5701.