Online Fire Science Degree
Credit Hours
Class Type
100% online, 8-week courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
Next Start Date
May 13, 2024
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Get the Knowledge You Need to Become a Leader in Your Career With Liberty’s Fire Administration – Fire Science Bachelor’s Degree

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.

Why Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s in Fire Administration – Fire Science 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.

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 ways we can. The First Responder tuition discount was created to take some of the financial burden off the men and women who work in public service.

As Liberty University’s way of saying “Thank you,” we proudly provide you with the following benefits:

  • A 25% tuition discount
  • Personalized service throughout your educational journey
  • Potential college credit for training and life experience
  • Potential stacking with other tuition benefits (Corporate Advantage Program or military benefits)

What Will You Learn in Our BS in Fire Administration – Fire Science Online Degree?

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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    Military Benefits for Our Online Undergraduate Bachelor’s in Fire Administration – Fire Science Program

    Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey.

    As a thank-you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

    • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve 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

    Potential Career Opportunities for Bachelor’s in Fire Administration – Fire Science Graduates

    The Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration – Fire Science is designed to expand the qualifications and knowledge of those seeking the following careers.

    • Fire engineer
    • Fire marshal
    • Fire sprinkler technician
    • Safety consultant
    • Wildland firefighter

    Admission Requirements for Our Undergraduate Online Degrees

    Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions-related information.

    All applicants must submit the following:

    • Admission application
    • Application fee*
    • Official college transcripts
    • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
    • High School Self-Certification form and official high school transcripts within the first 12 credit hours
    • Proof of English proficiency (for applicants whose native language is other than English)

    *There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during Financial Check-In. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

    **An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.

    Highlights of Our Online Bachelor’s in Fire Administration – Fire Science Degree

    • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank in the top 10% of’s best online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
    • 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!
    • Our BS in Fire Administration – Fire Science degree is offered 100% online, allowing you to fit your education into your schedule.
    • As a student, you will complete a capstone course, which will allow you to combine all your knowledge into a hands-on, realistic scenario.
    • Throughout your fire science studies, you’ll have access to a wealth of online resources and materials through Liberty’s research portal.