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Fire Protection Engineering Certificates

Graduate Certificate

WPI’s four-course Graduate Certificate in Fire Protection Engineering enables students to gain advanced knowledge in fire safety, engineering, and policy. Whether you pursue the certificate on-campus or online, you will have access to same rigorous course content and learn from the same world-renowned faculty who are pioneering advances in fire dynamics and computational modeling.

Advanced Certificate

Designed for students already holding a master’s degree, WPI’s Advanced Certificate in Fire Protection Engineering enables practicing professionals to enhance their knowledge of fire safety, engineering, and policy. Through the five-course certificate program you will gain career-boosting skills and experience while learning and working closely with WPI faculty members who are recognized as world leaders in fire dynamics and computational modeling.

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This degree is available online.
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Curriculum

An advisor will help you to select four thematically related fire protection engineering courses for the graduate certificate that match your interests and career goals. Possible focus areas:

  • Advanced protection systems
  • Core concepts in fire protection engineering
  • Facility and building design
  • Fire protection management
  • Hazard and risk assessment
  • Industrial applications

For the advanced certificate, you will work with an advisor to select five thematically related fire protection engineering courses that match your interests and career goals. Possible focus areas:

  • Advanced protection systems
  • Core concepts in fire protection engineering
  • Facility and building design
  • Fire protection management
  • Hazard and risk assessment
  • Industrial applications
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Graduate Studies Series

Learn from our enrollment team members and other guests by attending quick and convenient 30-minute webinars we designed to highlight popular topics when starting grad school. Take a deep dive into specific areas of interest such as how to funding, how to ace your application, student services, and more!