Electric Ships and Power Systems Certificate

Certificate #291

Est.imated Completion Time: 12 months

Starts: Fall, Winter

Subspecialty Code: 5305L

Program Area: Naval Engineering

POC: Academic Associate

Modality: Distance Learning


The Electric Ship Power Systems graduate certificate program provides a solid engineering foundation which covers the fundamental concepts in electrical power conversion and electromechanical power conversion at the advanced level. This coherent program is obtained by taking a 4-graduate-course sequence which provides a mixture of instruction and computer-based laboratories offering students the opportunity to study the behavior and performance power systems in a virtual environment.

Courses Required

Course Details
Course 1 EC3130
Course 2 EC4130
Course 3 EC3150
Course 4 EC4150

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 592

Requirements for Entry

  • Acceptance by the ECE Department: Entrance to the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum at the Naval Postgraduate School is through a three-part requirement consisting of a minimum grade point average at the undergraduate level, a sufficient mathematics background, and a sufficient background in technical undergraduate studies. Applicants with a B.S.E.E. degree usually will satisfy the last two requirements automatically.
  • Command/Company endorsement.

Application Information

Applications are handled by the NPS Admissions Office. Please visit the admissions website or contact them at admissions@nps.edu.

Tuition & Service Obligation

For information regarding tuition, please contact the NPS Tuition office at tuition@nps.edu, or contact this offering’s POC at fargues@nps.edu.

For information regarding service obligation, please visit the Admissions Office’s Eligibility/Service Obligation page.

Other Information

The 4-graduate-course sequence is extracted from the current set of graduate courses required to complete the Solid State Microelectronics and Power Systems specialization track to the MSEE Degree offered by the ECE department.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jan 2024

    Spring Quarter applications due

  •  01 Apr 2024

    Summer Quarter applications due

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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Academic Calendar

  •  08 Dec 2023

    Last day of classes

  •  12 Dec 2023 – 14 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter final examinations

  •  15 Dec 2023

    Fall Quarter graduation

See NPS Academic Calendar for more dates.