By the year 2030, 80% of all electrical energy will be processed by power electronics. This online engineering specialization provides you with the fundamental principles and technical requirements of modern power conversion systems.

By completing this specialization, you will be able to:

  • Design modern switched-mode power converters
  • Create high-performance control loops around power converters
  • Understand efficiency, power density, and cost trade-offs


  • Introduction to Power Electronics
  • Converter Circuits
  • Converter Control
  • Magnetics for Power Electronic Converters

This specialization can be taken for academic credit as part of CU Boulder’s Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MS-EE) degree offered on the Coursera platform. The MS-EE is an affordable, global master's program powered by you. Learn more about the MS-EE program.

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