Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection & Safety Engineering Technology
Eastern Kentucky University

Program Details

The ABET-accredited Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology degrees is designed to provide students skills and foundational knowledge in the design, installation, testing, and maintenance of fire protection systems, both in residential and commercial structures. Curriculum combines studies in fire science, fire prevention, and fire protection.
Career options include:

  • Fire chief
  • Fire marshal
  • Firefighter
  • Public or private fire investigator
  • Building inspector
  • Insurance risk analyst
  • Fire protection engineering technician
  • Post-blast investigator
  • Local, state, and federal law enforcement

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Program Accreditation & Licensing


International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Eastern Kentucky University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Official College Transcript(s)