Energy Systems, M.S.E. in USA

Illinois Institute of Technology

Study in:USA
Deadline: 1 June 2019


Microgrid Design and Operation is one of the courses offered in the energy conservation and buildings specialty within the Energy Systems program offered by the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Two additional specialty tracks—energy generation and sustainability, and energy transmission and markets—are taught by faculty who have set the bar in energy systems and will empower students to become the next energy pioneers.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Direct Energy Conversion
  • Design of Thermal Systems
  • Advanced Automotive Power Transmission
  • Fundamentals of Power Generation
  • Renewable Energy Technologies
  • Power Electronics
  • Electric Motor Drives
  • Computer Aided Design of Electric Machines
  • Adjustable Speed Drives
  • Elements of Sustainable Energy

Academic Requirements

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Direct Entry students must have TOEFL Composite of 80 or higher or IELTS Composite of 6.5 or higher.
  • Students at TOEFL Composite of 70-89 or IELTS Composite of 5.5-6.0 can be tested upon entry and with sufficient scores take concurrent English courses, PESL.
  • In general, Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree* conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0/4.0 (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for regular admission.
  • GRE is required.
  • Personal Statement is required.
  • Letter of Recommendation is recommended, but not required.

Detailed Program Facts

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