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Fire Protection Engineering

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
28980 USD/year
28980 USD/year
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About

The Fire Protection Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute will prepare you with the knowledge, skills, and hands-on experience to make the world a safer place—and rewarding and lucrative employment is virtually guaranteed.

Overview

A leader in fire science for more than 30 years, Fire Protection Engineering program of Worcester Polytechnic Institute is one of the few graduate programs in the field. Through our interdisciplinary program, you’ll study advanced topics in fire protection and safety and gain the critical thinking skills needed to become a leader in research, policy, education, and beyond.

Pursue your master's in fire protection engineering degree online, part- or full-time, or in the classroom. Every student benefits from the one-on-one mentorship and applied learning opportunities that are hallmarks of the WPI experience.

You’ll work closely with a faculty advisor to tailor a program that matches your interests and professional goals and can study topics including fire suppression, risk management, industrial fire protection, and explosion protection.

Thesis and non-thesis options are available, and both part- and full-time students may participate in our internship program that matches students with sponsors around the globe.

Programme Structure

  • Our curriculum is grounded in the fundamentals of engineering, science, and mathematics, and enhanced with the fire safety aspects of human behavior, business, management, and public policy. You will gain hands-on experience with innovative, state-of-the-art fire protection and safety engineering technology.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
150 (verbal)
165 (quantitative)
3 (analytical)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
84
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Application fee of $70
  • Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required
  • GRE: Required for international applicants; recommended for all others. There are no minimum GRE scores, but the average for admitted students is typically 150 verbal, 165 quantitative, and 3.0 analytical
  • Statement of purpose: Requested for those without work experience
  • TOEFL / IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28980 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    28980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28980 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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