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Bachelor of Science in Fire & Safety Engineering Technology

Eastern Kentucky University



The online Bachelor of Science in Fire & Safety Engineering Technology degree from Eastern Kentucky University has been designed to maximize the educational opportunities and to provide students with an opportunity to study fire prevention, suppression and investigation, fire service administration online.

Based on a curriculum that employs video and graphic resources including class lectures, industry videos and extensive laboratory equipment, this online fire & safety engineering technology program equips its students with the proper critical-thinking skills, communication expertise and technical knowledge to provide protection and save lives each day as professionals in the fire industry.

Each of the online fire safety courses have been created to guide students as they study a variety of topics, including:

  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Behavior & Combustion
  • Applied Fire/Safety Analysis
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Principles of Emergency Services
  • Principles of Occupational Safety and Health

The Fire Protection Engineering Technology Option is designed to provide the student with a strong background in fire protection, science, and mathematics, and prepare them for taking on and succeeding within a variety of advanced fire protection careers.

You must have 24 semester credit hours of eligible college credit and a minimum transferable grade point average of 2.0. You can still enter the Certificate in Fire & Safety Engineering Technology program as a non-degree seeking student the, and once you have completed 39 credit hours of General Education classes you will be eligible to become a degree-seeking student in the bachelor's program.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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