A master’s program is a focused degree that requires about two years of classwork, research, and possibly a thesis paper to earn. This advanced program of study allows students to further specialize their schooling in an area that interests them.
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.
Online Master in Fire Science
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. While some students take courses via both modes, most students chose to take courses either on campus or via the distance option. This page addresses the courses and requirements for students enrolled in the on-campus classes. [+]