Program Overview

Earn your bachelor’s degree to pursue or enhance a career in fire services. Kaplan University is recognized by the U.S. Fire Administration as an official Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) institution. The program’s curriculum closely follows the FESHE model and includes analytical approaches to fire protection and investigation, the role of the fire service within the community, and the technical, legal, and social aspects of arson. Faculty with years of experience in fire science can help fire service professionals develop enhanced skills and a broad spectrum of knowledge in the field of fire science. Courses are taught online giving students the flexibility to study on their schedule. 
This degree is designed for those entering the field who need to build foundational knowledge as well as those looking to advance their current career to pursue supervisory roles. A formal degree could be the stepping stone to your next career goal.* At Kaplan University, you could develop the knowledge to pursue your educational goals and new opportunities.

Kaplan University aims to provide you with a degree plan that is a direct and relevant path to your career goals while helping you save time and money. To that end, you could earn credit for eligible prior learning, academy training, and work experience, which could shorten your path to a degree.† 
*Kaplan University cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Additional academy training or education may be required for firefighting or emergency management jobs.

†Kaplan University does not guarantee the transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment Policy

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    School Overview

    Our Mission

    Kaplan University is an institution of higher learning dedicated to providing innovative undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education. Our programs foster student learning with opportunities to launch, enhance, or change careers in today’s diverse global society. The University is committed to general education, a student-centered service and support approach, and applied scholarship in a practical environment.

    About Kaplan University

    Are you committed to achieving your educational and career goals? Kaplan University not only offers online programs, but campus-based, and blended programs in fields such as social and behavioral sciences, business, criminal justice, education, health sciences,  information systems and technology,  legal studies, and nursing. Students can earn associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees as well as certificates and diplomas.

    Who We Are

    Kaplan University is a part of Kaplan Higher Education LLC, which is a subsidiary of Kaplan, Inc., a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company. Kaplan, Inc.'s wide range of products includes programs for kids and schools, test preparation, higher education and professional training. Each of our offerings helps students reach an important milestone in their education and careers.


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