College of Engineering
1 Grand Ave.
Cal Poly State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
MS Fire Protection Engineering
The Master’s in Fire Protection Engineering uses science and technology to protect people, property and businesses from destructive fires. They analyze how buildings are used, how fires start, how fires grow, and how fire and smoke affects people, buildings and property.
Fire protection engineers use the latest technologies to:
Fire protection engineers work with architects and other engineers, state and local building officials and local fire departments to build and maintain fire safe communities. They make recommendations for cost effective fire protection solutions to ensure that the structure, and the property and occupants contained within are adequately protected.
Upon completing the requirements for a Master of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering, students should be able to:
The goal of the Fire Protection Engineering program is to prepare students to enter the Fire Protection Engineering workforce and be productive immediately. Fire Protection Engineering graduates can pursue careers in consulting, contracting, insurance, fire investigation and governmental agencies, among others.
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
# of Credits Required: 45 units
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Small Suburb
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999