EKU is one of only a handful of colleges and universities in the nation to offer a comprehensive fire protection administration degree. This unique program combines the latest science and technology to provide graduates with the knowledge and managerial skill sets needed for successful leadership in fire-fighting operations. Our graduates are positioned to pursue advanced degrees and gain a competitive edge in the job market.
Focused on leadership building and rooted in the latest science and technology, EKU’s fire protection administration degree provides the managerial skills needed to advance your career and offers a competitive edge in the job market.
EKU’s online fire protection administration program is accredited by IFSAC, the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.
Select from a wide range of minors, allowing you to explore interests or make use of prior credits. Suggested minors available online for this program include:
You can also choose from numerous undergraduate certificates in specialty areas that complement and enhance your major as you work toward your degree. Suggested online certificates for Fire Protection Administration include:
View the full list of certificates available for completion as you earn your degree
Leadership within the fire industry will be increasingly important to ensure operations run smoothly and the emergency needs of communities are met. The fire field has evolved dramatically to offer diverse and challenging career opportunities.
Job Opportunities Include:
EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through topics such as fire behavior, prevention, response and investigation.
Call or email Enrollment Advisor Jordan Tayce for information about the EKU Online Fire Science Programs.
I needed something that was regionally recognized and did not require me to come to the campus. EKU met those needs. The instructors have been great to work with on every level. I have been able to apply my new knowledge right away.
EKU Online offers veterans and active duty military students an unparalleled online learning experience that provides accessibility, convenience and flexibility.
Special Tuition for Active Duty* Military
Eastern Kentucky University offers reduced tuition expenses to $250 per credit hour for undergraduate and $325 per credit hour for graduate courses to all service members currently serving on active duty.
*Active duty is defined as on federal orders for 180 days or more.
“I’d like to thank the EKU College of Justice & Safety for the opportunity to complete my degree online. It’s very user-friendly, and everyone has bent over backwards to make this happen.”
– 1LT Heath Bergmann, EKU Online Graduate