Graduate & Professional Studies

Graduate Student at the Lab Bench

Graduate students and professionals continuing their education are an integral part of WPI’s vibrant student population studying in fields across science, engineering, and business. PhD, master's, and certificate programs are offered both on campus and online. To learn more about graduate programs, how to apply, and requirements in science and engineering, visit Graduate Admissions. To learn more about business, visit the WPI Business School.

Graduate students benefit from WPI's intimate size, strategic location, and a community of researchers with open labs, doors, and minds.

At WPI you will have many opportunities to work in teams, receive personalized mentoring from experts in their fields, and engage in multidisciplinary research projects that solve important problems. You'll be encouraged to break new ground to advance your field through discovery or create something useful and marketable. WPI provides a comprehensive education and development programs to provide its graduates with a foundation for success in both industry and academia.

Terri Camesano
The Office of Graduate Studies aims to build a community full of enrichment and scholarship. We are here to develop student leaders who will go onto become innovators.
  • Terri Camesano
  • Dean of Graduate Studies

Open Labs, Doors, and Minds

At WPI you will work side by side on a daily basis with faculty mentors renowned for research prowess and teaching excellence. You will gain the knowledge and the skills to attack complex problems from all angles. Our large and thriving research community highly values the contributions of graduate students. 

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Get to know our Graduate Students

Every WPI student has an individual story about who they are and what this university means to them. Get to know some of our graduate students. Head over to our Student Voices page and search for Graduate.

WPI is proud to be the recipient of not one, but two National Science Foundation Research Traineeship programs. The programs provide exceptionally talented graduate students with specialized training and funding assistance to join careers at the forefront of technology and innovation. The programs are for graduate students in research-based master's and doctoral degree programs in STEM. Learn more.