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 Apply for free by: 11/30/23
Start in: January

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Online Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation Degree

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 Apply for free by: 11/30/23
Start in: January

In-Depth Learning

Gain the scientific and investigative skills needed to determine cause and criminal nature of fire and explosions. Engage in a unique, hands-on learning experience at the fire & safety facilities on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus.

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Free Textbooks & Free Application

Textbooks are free for all students with EKU BookSmart! And there’s no fee to apply. With a wide variety of financial aid and scholarship opportunities, there’s no better time to earn your degree and begin the career of your dreams.

Confidence in Your Degree

EKU’s online fire, arson & explosion investigation program is accredited by IFSAC. Learn from faculty who have real-world experience in the field as fire chiefs, marshals, engineers and investigators.

8-Week Courses

Online courses are offered in two 8-week terms in the fall and spring semesters and two 6-week terms in the summer, allowing you to focus on two classes per term and still carry a full-time load over the course of the semester.

Fire Science Degrees & Certificates
  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection & Safety Engineering Technology
  • Bachelor of Science in Fire, Arson & Explosion Investigation*
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Industrial Fire Protection

*The Fire, Arson, & Explosion Investigation degree includes some on-campus instruction.

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Eastern Kentucky University is a nationally recognized public university located in Richmond, Kentucky. Established in 1874, EKU strives to make quality education available to everyone. A brick-and-mortar accredited institution, EKU began offering online degrees in 2006 and continues to service all students with our on-campus offerings.

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