A master’s degree is a postgraduate study program that provides students with an in-depth and highly specialized education in their chosen field. Receiving this degree may improve job prospects for graduates by refining the knowledge and experience they have in their chosen field.
Using the concepts of engineering and science, the study of fire science often focuses on the behavior, effects, prevention, and causes of fire. Additionally, from protection to the management of hazardous materials, courses in fire science can cover both fire investigation and management.
University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
The University of Maryland offers a Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering in Fire Protection Engineering via both on-campus and distance programs.
Top Online Master's Degrees in Fire Science. Admission Requirements
A bachelor’s degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering or a related field from an accredited institution
Courses in structural mechanics*, differential equations, fluid mechanics and heat transfer
*Structural mechanics is not required for students interested in pursuing the Online Graduate Certificate in Engineering degree. Structural mechanics is required for students interested in pursuing the Master of Engineering degree on campus who are interested in taking a course in structural fire protection, either ENFP 405 or ENFP 621