Fire Science Degree Programs

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Fire Science Associate's Degree Programs

  • Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science

    Build foundational skills in firefighter safety, building codes, fire prevention, code inspection, and more. Earn credit toward your fire science associate’s degree if you are certified though an eligible IFSAC- or Pro Board-accredited organization.

    • 90 Credits
    • $371 per Credit
    Financial Aid Options Available
    UPCOMING START DATES
  • Single Courses

    Certain courses are available to nondegree-seeking students. Upon successful completion of a course, you may transfer the credits earned toward a degree at Purdue Global if the course is part of the Purdue Global degree program.

    • Credits Vary
    • Cost per Credit Varies
    UPCOMING START DATES

Fire Science Bachelor's Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Management

    Increase your occupational knowledge and administrative and management skills in the field of emergency services. Earn credit toward your fire science bachelor’s degree if you are certified though an eligible IFSAC- or Pro Board-accredited organization.

    • 180 Credits
    • $371 per Credit
    Financial Aid Options Available
    UPCOMING START DATES
  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Science

    Deepen your knowledge of firefighter safety, building codes, fire prevention, code inspection, and firefighting strategy. Earn credit toward your degree if you are certified though an eligible IFSAC- or Pro Board-accredited organization.

    • 180 Credits
    • $371 per Credit
    Financial Aid Options Available
    UPCOMING START DATES
  • Single Courses

    Certain courses are available to nondegree-seeking students. Upon successful completion of a course, you may transfer the credits earned toward a degree at Purdue Global if the course is part of the Purdue Global degree program.

    • Credits Vary
    • Cost per Credit Varies
    UPCOMING START DATES

Your Career Ladder Starts Here

Our emergency management and fire science degrees are designed to help you develop an understanding of the interagency coordination necessary for fire prevention, safe and successful fire-incident command, arson investigation, and life-safety education. Curriculum focuses on the new challenges in technology, human resource management, and fiscal responsibility faced by emergency services personnel. With specialized training and expert faculty assistance, you can discover your path to becoming a firefighter, fire inspector, investigator, manager, and more.*

All fire science programs closely follow the FESHE model, and our undergraduate degree programs have been accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC).

Are you a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)? Get answers to frequently asked questions about tuition benefits, programs, transfer credits, and more.

Take 3 Weeks and Get to Know Us

Experience a Purdue Global undergraduate program for an introductory 3-week period. There’s no financial obligation beyond the application fee.

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Can I Afford This?

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.
  • Military Tuition Reduction

    We Offer an Affordable Education for Military Students

    For undergraduate programs, tuition is reduced 55% per credit for current servicemembers and 38% per credit for veterans. Tuition reductions are also available for graduate programs and military spouses.

    Tuition Savings for Military

  • Financial Aid

    Learn How to Apply For and Receive Financial Aid

    Title IV federal financial aid is available for many of our degree programs. Get answers to common financial aid questions, learn about federal student aid, and get the facts about military Shopping Sheets.

    Financial Aid FAQ

  • Grants

    Determine Your Eligibility for Federal Grants

    Learn about federal financial grants and loan programs that may be available to Purdue Global students.

    Federal and State Grants

  • Transfer Credits

    Finish What You Started

    Earn credit for prior coursework completed at eligible institutions, including community colleges.

    Save Time and Money on Your Degree

  • Prior Work Experience

    Leverage Your Skills to Earn Your Degree Faster

    Discover pathways to earn undergraduate credit for your life and professional career experiences.

    Your Experience Counts

  • Prior Military Experience

    Graduate Sooner With Your Military Experience

    We offer college-level credit for ACE-evaluated military training and CLEP and DANTES examinations.

    Credit for Military Training

  • International Tuition Reduction

    We’re Committed to Providing an Affordable Path to Your Degree

    International students living outside of the United States are eligible for a 25% tuition reduction.

    International Tuition and Benefits

  • Corporate Partner Benefits

    Purdue Global, Your Employer, and You: a Great Partnership

    Employees of Purdue Global partner organizations may be eligible for special tuition reductions and could earn college credit for corporate training programs.

    Employee Savings and Benefits

NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional academy training and education may be required for firefighting or emergency management jobs.