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At a Glance

  • 1st in nation
  • 1 of 3 programs in the U.S.
  • $77,462 average starting salary
  • State-of-the-art fire laboratories

Now Enrolling for Online and On-Campus Fire Protection Programs

#1 Fire Protection Engineering MS program in the Nation


average starting salary for WPI fire protection engineering (MS) grads (Class of 2021)

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fire protection engineering graduate programs in the U.S.


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Learn from the best in class

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.

Home to the first master’s in fire protection engineering program and one of only three fire protection engineering graduate programs in the United States, WPI’s Fire Protection Engineering Department has driven significant innovative research for over 40 years.

Best of all, you can take a course without applying and experience WPI's cutting-edge coursework before you decide to enroll.

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