Online Fire Protection Administration Bachelor’s Degree Program

One of the few fire science degrees in the nation, Eastern Kentucky University’s online Fire Protection Administration bachelor’s degree program combines fire science, fire protection principles, fire prevention and administrative knowledge.

Position yourself as a fire service leader. EKU fire programs have prepared students for success for more than 40 years. Now it’s your turn!

At A Glance

100% online, accelerated
Course Length:
8 weeks
Time to Completion:
As little as 2 ½ years
Tuition Assistance:
Eligible for federal financial aid, as well as grants and outside scholarships
2017-2018 Tuition:
$409 per credit hour
Career Options
Firefighter, fire chief, fire marshal, fire safety director or officer, building inspector, fire investigator, hazardous materials specialist and related occupations
  • IFSAC-accredited
  • A fire science program recognized and respected by the National Fire Protection Association and the International Association for Fire Safety Science, as well as media organizations like ABC News.                
  • Experienced faculty who are renowned for their dedication to the fire profession, fire research and fire students.
  • A comprehensive degree that covers various areas of study including fire dynamics, hazardous materials, fire investigation and emergency scene operations.
  • A university recognized among the nation’s best online degree programs by U.S. News & World Report.
  • More than 40 years of educating fire service professionals.

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View the plan of study for the EKU Online Fire Protection Administration program.

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