Certificate in Fire Science
Bucks County Community College

Program Details

The online Certificate in Fire Science program from Bucks County Community College provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to start or enhance a career in fire science and public safety. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Manage a fire protection organization through effective use of public and private emergency planning and resources
  • Demonstrate and apply the fundamental skills associated with firefighter safety and wellness, such as prevention, incident safety/risk management, organizational health and safety, and wellness programs
  • Evaluate fire behavior and building construction as it relates to firefighter safety, building codes, and fire prevention
  • Apply safety codes and proper procedures for the transportation and storage of hazardous materials 

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Bucks County Community College is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Placement Test

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score