EKU’s online industrial fire protection certificate provides students with the skill sets needed to protect life and property. EKU combines the latest technology and expert instruction to offer students a competitive edge in the job market.
Employment of firefighters will increase by 4 percent from 2021 to 2031 and employment of fire inspectors and hazardous materials workers is projected to grow 6 percent in the same time period
— U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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Focused on leadership building and rooted in the latest science and technology, EKU’s curriculum blends academic and professional preparation through course topics such as fire safety and prevention, fire behavior and combustion, and occupational health and safety.
This certificate requires a grade of “C” or better in 24 hours of required courses and 6 hours of specialized practicum.
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