The University of Florida offers a Bachelor of Science in Fire & Emergency Services for working professionals who wish to gain a strong educational and skill-based foundation in Fire and Emergency Services, but wouldn’t have the freedom to pursue a traditional degree on-campus. The program aims to prepare students to be leaders who can manage all aspects of the modern emergency response agency, including careers in EMS and fire departments, insurance companies, federal government and state agencies, and emergency management within the private sector.
Specialize studies in:
- Fire Management
- EMS Management
- Emergency Management
The degree program does not certify you as a firefighter or provide you with EMS certification.
- Bachelor completion requires 120 credits, including transfer credits
- Must have a minimum of an Associate of Arts degree or 60 transferable credits from a regionally accredited college or university
- Minimum 2.3 cumulative GPA
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges