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2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

Fire Protection Engineering Certificate

The field of fire protection engineering applies principles of science and engineering to protect property, people and their environments from the harmful and destructive effects of fire and smoke. This is an interdisciplinary field impacting interest in various majors in the Tickle College of Engineering. Home department: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science .

Campus Code

Knoxville Campus
Distance Education

Graduate Certificate Type


Admissions Standards/Procedures

An academic prerequisite for the certificate program is a bachelor’s degree in engineering. Applicants must meet the minimum admission criteria established by the Graduate Council.

Credit Hours Required

12 graduate credit hours

Required Courses

Non-Course Requirements

To receive the certificate, students must:
1) complete the Graduate Certificate Course Verification Form (located on the Graduate School webpage under the Forms Central tab) and
2) through MyUTK, apply to graduate from the certificate program.