BS in Fire Administration – Fire Science From Firefighter to Leader


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total

Have you been working in the fire science profession for awhile but are ready for a new challenge? Are you ready to combine your years of experience with a college degree to pursue management positions? If so, Liberty’s Bachelor of Science (BS) in Fire Administration – Fire Science degree could help you stand out among your peers and expand your career opportunities. Our undergraduate online fire administration degree provides a comprehensive curriculum, laying a solid foundation in critical areas of fire technology, such as fire prevention, protection systems, fire investigation services, and more. This program allows you to become the knowledgeable leader your community needs. From educating your community about fire prevention and protection to providing emergency medical services, as a fire service professional, you play a vital role in keeping your community safe.

Our online fire administration degree with a specialization in fire science offers a unique blend of managerial and technical skills necessary for leadership roles within the field. As a student, you can learn how to strategically plan, make critical decisions, and manage the complexities of fire and emergency services. This program is designed to create professionals who can effectively mitigate risks and manage crisis situations.

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Our 100% online fire administration bachelor’s degree with a specialization in fire science combines the strength of a robust curriculum, the convenience of online learning, and the foundational principles of biblical education. Our fire administration degree has been meticulously designed to suit the demands and schedules of working professionals like you. At Liberty, you can earn your degree at a pace that works best for you, making it ideal for busy parents or anyone needing a flexible learning schedule.

One of our program’s significant strengths is our faculty’s caliber. Each of our fire science classes is taught by experienced professionals, who offer insights drawn from real-world scenarios. The faculty members in this program are academically qualified and have extensive professional experience in fire science and administration. They bring their firsthand knowledge and insights into the classroom, bridging the gap between theory and practice. Our faculty is committed to mentoring and guiding students like you, ensuring you get the most out of your educational experience.

As a Christian institution, we integrate biblical principles into our curriculum, encouraging students to view their studies and future careers through a Christian worldview. This approach provides a rich, ethical framework for the discipline and equips students to become morally responsible, values-oriented leaders in their fields. By choosing Liberty University’s online BS in Fire Administration – Fire Science degree, you’re not just choosing an education but a pathway that combines professional competency with ethical leadership.

By enrolling in Liberty’s fire science degree online, you can delve into an array of essential fire protection subjects. You’ll gain exposure to diverse topics like fire prevention and safety, public education, and building construction. Our program can provide you with the tools to recognize hazards and techniques to effectively prevent fires.

The courses within this program are meticulously designed to allow you to examine and understand fire characteristics and the structural consequences of fire. Particular emphasis is placed on risk assessment and management, specifically in environments where people are assembled and could be endangered by fire.

Furthermore, you can explore the intricacies of the American legal system and its impact on fire service administration. As a student, you can develop a deep understanding of the fire service professional’s legal responsibilities, liabilities, and authorities. The online bachelor’s in fire administration – fire science also includes a wide range of specialized topics, enhancing your understanding and skills in this field. These include fire dynamics, fire-related human behavior, and analytical approaches to public fire protection. You will also have the opportunity to delve into fire investigation and analysis, along with the design of fire protection structures and systems. By engaging with this diverse curriculum, you can build a robust knowledge base, preparing you to effectively face and address the complex challenges in fire science and administration.

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Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for the majority of our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 9 years – and counting.

To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you. As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

Undergraduate Full Time $390/Credit
Undergraduate Part Time $455/Credit
Military Undergraduate $250/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.