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 


  • High school transcript
  • Placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education