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Graduate students 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.

Calendar

Sep27
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
The Office of Graduate Studies will be hosting an open virtual Graduate Dean’s Office Hour to hear from and connect with Graduate Students
Oct05
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
September 21, October 5 and 12. 12-1 PM Virtually via Zoom. Program is intended for PhD students and Postdocs, though masters students are also welcome to attend. Registration required.
Oct12
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
September 21, October 5 and 12. 12-1 PM Virtually via Zoom. Program is intended for PhD students and Postdocs, though masters students are also welcome to attend. Registration required.

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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Announcements

September 23, 2021
Professional Development for Individual Learners
September 22, 2021
Financial Literacy
September 17, 2021
Office of the President

Media Coverage

WPI civil and environmental engineer Jeanine Dudle and global studies professor Sarah Strauss spoke with Doug Parsons, host of the popular “America Adapts” climate change podcast, about WPI’s new Community Climate Adaptation graduate program. The program will provide value for students through a unique participatory experience and generate a strong foundation for faculty research and enhanced community impacts.

Suhas Srinivasan, PhD student in the Data Science program, was interviewed by Times of News India for this article.

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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

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.