Fire Science Degrees

Modern fire professionals don’t just fight fires. The fire field has evolved dramatically to offer diverse and challenging career opportunities that cater to a variety of interests. Whether you want to be involved in fire prevention, fire response, fire investigation or fire systems design, those that earn a degree will have a competitive edge and the skills needed for a successful future.
 
EKU’s fire programs are among the most revered in the nation, boasting a curriculum and level of faculty expertise that can be found at only a handful of colleges and universities.
 

Choose from four program options:

What sets our program apart?
Focused on leadership building and rooted in the latest science and technology, EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through topics such as fire behavior, prevention, response and investigation.

  • Accelerated 8-week terms
  • IFSAC-accredited programs
  • ETAC/ABET-accredited fire protection and safety engineering technology program
  • Nationally-renowned instructors comprised of former fire chiefs, fire marshals, engineers and investigators, prominent for their professional achievements and success in the field
  • Courses begin 6 times per year
  • Generous credit transfer policy
  • Reduced tuition for active duty service members
  • No campus visits required
  • Personal advisors stay with you from application to graduation
  • Free online tutoring and career services assistance
  • Dynamic, supportive learning environment

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best universities offering online degrees