Focused on leadership building and rooted in the latest science and technology, EKU’s fire protection and safety engineering technology degree provides the skills needed to understand how a fire behaves, the best methods for preventing fires and how to minimize a fire’s impact.
EKU’s online Fire Protection & Safety Engineering Technology program is accredited by IFSAC, the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress and by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.
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 & Safety Engineering Technology include:
Fire protection engineers have some of the highest starting salaries among all college graduates. 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.
When I found out that EKU had an online degree program, I jumped on it. I truly feel this opportunity has helped me hone my career goals. I have learned to pursue exactly what I want and to set goals that challenge me to go higher than I previously thought possible.
Learn more about the EKU Fire & Safety Engineering Technology Program.
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 student on deployment in Afghanistan