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Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science

Kaplan University



If you are interested in developing the foundation of knowledge that is needed for working with firefighter safety, building codes, fire prevention, code inspection, and firefighting strategy and tactics, then the online Associate of Applied Science in Fire Science from Kaplan University is an ideal degree program for you.

This online fire and safety degree offers its students a flexible online option for developing the broad knowledge that is needed for employment as firefighters, fire inspectors, and fire investigators.

This online degree in fire science has been based on the standards set forth by the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) national curriculum, and offers its students a program that explores the technical, legal, and social aspects of arson, the application of technology to firefighting, and the psychological effects of fire dynamics.

This online degree in fire safety degree program's curriculum covers topics, such as:

  • Analytical approaches to fire protection and investigation
  • Disaster and fire defense planning
  • Hazardous materials management
  • The role of the fire service within the community

Graduates of this online degree in fire science will have gained the knowledge and the skills that are needed for succeeding within a variety of fire safety related career areas.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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