Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration Online Degree Program

Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration Online Degree Program

Admission Requirements  |  Program Format  |  Degree Requirements  |  Potential Careers


Our Bachelor's in Fire Administration is a World-Class Fire Science Degree

Available fall 2018

Personnel in fire services provide their communities with a variety of services including education on fire prevention and protection as well as emergency medical and preparedness services. Fire Departments need knowledgeable leaders with advanced training, including a fire science degree as they provide service to the community. If you are looking for a fire science bachelor degree that will provide this specialized training and help take your career to the next level, Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration is for you!

Our Fire Administration program is an excellent fire science bachelor degree that can be completed 100% online! Through our fire science degree, you will be prepared for advancement and managerial roles within fire services and emergency response service. Our Bachelor's degree in Fire Administration degree is designed to provide the academic foundations for administration and leadership of fire service organizations. Such organizations require capable leaders with advanced administrative skills. The curriculum utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach to develop a broad knowledge base that will enhance critical and strategic thinking and will equip students to become highly qualified leaders in the fire science field capable of influencing the world.

A bachelor's degree in Fire Administration can help set you apart from others in the fire science field and even increase the opportunities presented to you for promotions. Most management positions within the fire science field require a bachelor's degree at minimum. By earning a fire science bachelor degree, you will gain a broad knowledge base and training that will increase your ability to think critically and make sound and effective decisions under pressure. 


Why Choose Liberty's Bachelor's Degree in Fire Administration? 

We offer a 100% Online Fire Science Degree

Liberty University's online Fire Administration bachelor degree will assist professional firefighters in training them for advancement and managerial roles in their current work setting. Students who choose an online fire science degree are proactive individuals seeking to increase their performance abilities. Our online Bachelor's degree in Fire Administration will prepare graduates for leadership and administration roles in emergency service organizations. This program will develop fire administration leaders who understand and accept responsibility for public safety and protection.

As a university who incorporates teachings from a Christian perspective, our fire science bachelor degree will prepare students for the training to apply Christian values to the execution of their mission. Students will be taught that fire administration is concerned first with protecting the lives and property of the people they serve in their communities and that they should model Christ in the conduct of their profession. 


What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor's Degree in Fire Administration?

Fire Departments need highly-trained professionals who can serve their communities with confidence. A career in fire science is more than fighting fires. Raising awareness, conducting home fire safety checks, and communicating fire safety messages plays a critical role in preventing hazardous fires. Through an exciting exploration of criminal justice and fire administration courses, you will learn about what it takes to keep a community safe. Our courses place a high emphasis on a fire administrator's role within the community because you will be in charge of protecting thousands of lives. Each class within our Fire Science degree can equip you with specialized training in communication and leadership to prepare you for the responsibility you will hold as a fire administrator. If you are passionate about being a leader in the fire administration field, Liberty University's Fire Science degree is an excellent option for you!

Fire Science Degree Featured Courses


*Course Syllabi not yet available and subject to change.


Benefits of Choosing our Bachelor's Degree in Fire Administration Degree Online

  • Tuition for all our Fire Administration Bachelor's Degree has not increased in three straight years. While many schools who offer related fire science degrees have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • By earning your online Fire Administration degree from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Liberty graduates are sought after by prestigious companies for their integrity, personal discipline, and versatility.
  • Students will have access to a plethora of resources and materials found through Liberty's research portal while pursuing their B.S. in Fire Administration online degree.
  • Opportunities to transfer in up to 75% of the required hours towards the online Fire Administration degree. 


Similar Online Program

  • Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies courses focuses on developing strong skills in writing, reading, and speaking, as well as analytical reasoning, library research, and computer literacy.

Fire Science Degree Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Book Vouchers (Up to $400 per semester for undergraduate only)
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set log-in times.
  • Potential college credit for military training.

Tuition Discount for Law Enforcement and Other First Responders

Liberty University is committed to providing world-class education and aims to help students achieve their educational goals, in whatever way we can. The Towns/Kopis Emergency Response Tuition Discount was created to take some of the financial burdens of the men and woman who work in public service.

As Liberty University's way of saying 'Thank You,' we proudly provide you with the following benefits:


Online Fire Administration Degree Program Format

  • 100% online
  • 120 total hours
  • 30 hours must be taken through Liberty.
  • A maximum of 90 credit hours may transfer to Liberty if approved.
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Fire Science Bachelor's Degree Information and Requirements

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Potential Career Options for those with a Fire Science Degree

  • Company Officer
  • Fire Lieutenant or Captain
  • Battalion Chief
  • Deputy Chief