Now Enrolling: Fire Protection Engineering Graduate Programs

As a leader in fire science for more than 30 years, WPI gives fire protection engineers the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to help make the world a safer place. The Online MS in Fire Protection Engineering Program is a part-time, flexible program allows you to explore advanced topics in fire protection and safety and customize a program around your professional expertise and your career and lifestyle goals. Students will work with a faculty advisor to develop a customized and relevant plan of study. A thesis is not required for the online degree.

Fire protection engineering graduates are in high-demand and find career opportunities across a range of industries and organizations, including fire protection equipment manufacturers, government, insurance, research laboratories, professional societies, fire departments, municipalities, and more. 

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  • Assistance in choosing the best program for you
  • Course information and workload expectations
  • Details about the online learning experience at WPI
  • Tuition and financial aid information 

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the online master of science in fire protection engineering should have a bachelor of science in engineering, engineering technology, or the physical sciences. Those with degrees in engineering technology or the physical sciences may be required to take selected undergraduate courses to round out their backgrounds.

Applicants should have already taken courses in heat transfer, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, and calculus through differential equations.

 

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