Associate of Applied Science in Fire & Emergency Response
Southern Arkansas University Tech

Program Details

Southern Arkansas University Tech offers an Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire and Emergency Response.  This 100% online program is intended for fire-fighters and emergency responders.  It is approximately a 2-year program, incorporating general electives and specialized coursework such as:

  • Fire prevention
  • Arson investigation
  • Hazardous materials
  • Inspection
  • Building construction

This program has been developed in coordination with the Arkansas Fire Training Academy (AFTA) and the Arkansas Course Transfer System (ACTS) for ongoing education purposes.  Check with your individual state regarding educational requirements in this area of study.  Certifications or licensing affiliated with this program may not have applicability out-of-state.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Arkansas University Tech is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Applicants must submit either ACT, SAT, Compass, Asset, Accuplacer or an approved placement score.