Graduate Certificate in Fire Protection Engineering
University of Maryland-College Park

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Fire Protection Engineering program from the University of Maryland-College Park is designed to prepare individuals for the challenges of this rapidly growing field. Courses cover topics in:

  • Smoke Detection & Management
  • Fire Modeling
  • Fire Dynamics
  • Fire Suppression


  • A bachelor’s degree, GPA of 3.0 or better, in engineering or a related field from an accredited institution
  • Courses in differential equations, fluid mechanics and heat transfer
  • Transcript(s)
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation are required for anyone with an undergraduate GPA below 3.0

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education