Associate of Science in Fire Science
American Public University System

Program Details

The Associate of Science in Fire Science degree program provides students with scientific knowledge of fire behavior, prevention, suppression, and equipment. In addition to learning how and why fires start, spread, and are controlled, students examine the history and philosophy of fire prevention bureaus, use of fire codes, and identification and correction of fire hazards.


  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College Readiness Assessment (waived for students with 9 or more college credits)
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission