Bachelor of Science in Fire Science Overview
Purdue Global’s online fire science degree offers fire service professionals or those interested in the fire science field an opportunity to enhance their skills, develop a broad spectrum of knowledge, and advance in the field.
This bachelor's degree program focuses on providing in-depth knowledge of interagency coordination, fire incident command, arson investigation, and life safety education. Focus on firefighter safety, building codes, fire prevention, code inspection, and firefighting strategy and tactics.
Each term, fire science and emergency management 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.