The University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering is proud to offer a Graduate Certificate Program in Electric Power Engineering. This program meets our nation’s critical development needs for electrical energy professionals in combining theory driven engineering concepts with real-world application. The Swanson School's Graduate Certificate is an ideal program for both students interested in a career in electric power and for working professionals looking to further develop electric power skills. We are also pleased to partner with corporations from around the world to provide graduate level training options to enhance staff member skills.

With over 50 years of industry experience, our Electric Power Program faculty have carefully and meticulously designed a 15-credit curriculum that is deeply rooted in core electric power engineering principles and focuses on the expansion and enhanced reliability of electric power grid infrastructure through the application of power electronics, sustainable systems, microgrids, & other energy areas. In combining Pitt's experienced faculty with an innovative online delivery, the University of Pittsburgh's top ranked programs are available to students globally.

Pitt’s state of the art online technology makes it possible to attend lectures alongside of our on-campus students. In combining our online and on-campus classes, we are able to create a collaborative learning environment of students with similar interests but diverse educational and professional backgrounds. The flexibility to attend an on-campus class, join a lecture online, or view a recorded lecture enables students to select the learning style that works best for them and their schedule.