1865
100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609-2280

School Details

Situated on an 80 acre campus in the historic town of Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute is one of a small group of Polytechnic universities in the country, dedicated to educating students in the fields of engineering, science management and humanities. Founded in 1865, shortly after the end of the civil war, WPI was founded at a time when America was approaching a period of industrial and technological growth. WPI’s founders desired to develop a university that could develop a new class of engineering, scientific and entrepreneurial professionals.

WPI offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in the following schools:

  • School of Arts & Sciences
  • Foisie School of Business
  • School of Engineering

Many certificates and master's degrees are available in fully online formats through the department of Online Graduate Programs.

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Accreditation & Licensing

New England Commission of Higher Education

All Programs

Business

Graduate Certificate in Construction Project Management Master of Science in Construction Project Management

Criminal Justice, Safety & Law

Graduate Certificate in Fire Protection Engineering Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering

Engineering

Advanced Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Graduate Certificate in Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Certificate in Electrical & Computer Engineering Graduate Certificate in Fire Protection Engineering Graduate Certificate in Fundamentals of Systems Engineering Graduate Certificate in Mechanical Engineering for Technical Leaders Graduate Certificate in Power Systems Engineering / Protection & Control Graduate Certificate in Power Systems Management Graduate Certificate in Renewable & Distributed Power Systems Graduate Certificate in Robotics Engineering Graduate Certificate in Robotics Management Graduate Certificate in Systems Engineering Graduate Certificate in Systems Thinking Master of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering Master of Engineering in Power Systems Engineering Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering Master of Science in Electrical & Computer Engineering Master of Science in Environmental Engineering Master of Science in Fire Protection Engineering Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Master of Science in Power Systems Management Master of Science in Robotics Engineering Master of Science in Systems Engineering

Math & Science

Graduate Certificate in Life Sciences Management Master of Science in Bioscience Administration