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Purdue University Global


Bachelor of Science in Fire Science (Online)

Earn your bachelor’s degree to pursue or enhance a career in fire services. Purdue Global is recognized by the U.S. Fire Administration as an official Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) institution. The program’s curriculum closely follows the FESHE model and includes analytical approaches to fire protection and investigation, the role of the fire service within the community, and the technical, legal, and social aspects of arson. Faculty with years of experience in fire science can help fire service professionals develop enhanced skills and a broad spectrum of knowledge in the field of fire science. Courses are taught online, giving students the flexibility to study on their schedule.

This degree is designed for those entering the field who need to build foundational knowledge as well as those looking to advance their current career to pursue supervisory roles. A formal degree could be the stepping stone to your next career goal.* At Purdue Global, you could develop the knowledge to pursue your educational goals and new opportunities.

Purdue Global aims to provide you with a degree plan that is a direct and relevant path to your career goals while helping you save time and money. To that end, you could earn credit for eligible prior learning, academy training, and work experience, which could shorten your path to a degree.†
* Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional academy training or education may be required for firefighting or emergency management jobs.
† Purdue Global does not guarantee the transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment Policy.

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