Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science Overview
Purdue Global’s online fire science associate’s degree serves fire service professionals seeking enhanced skills and knowledge as well as those interested in learning about the fire science field.
The Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science explores the technical and legal aspects of arson, the application of technology to firefighting, and the psychological effects of fire dynamics. Learn from professors who are experienced fire science professionals, bringing real-world knowledge to the courses they teach.
Each term, fire science students are assessed on their mastery of the course outcomes, which measure the skills, knowledge, abilities, and behaviors employers expect. View a summary of these assessments. For additional information related to prior learning credits transferred into the program, student success rates, capstone survey results, and the number of graduates for the program, view this document.
See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.