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Fire & Safety Degree Programs

IFSAC Accredited

Eastern Kentucky University offers three distinct degree programs in the areas of fire and safety.  All of these programs provide you with a broad-based understanding of fire science while allowing you to pick the area of specialization that fits your interests and career goals. 

All of the bachelor’s degrees are available on EKU’s campus or completely online (residency required for FAEI degree). For additional information about online degrees, contact the FPSET online program advisor at 859.622.7964 or For additional information about on campus degrees, contact EKU Admissions.


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On-Campus Fire & Safety Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Online Fire & Safety Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Fire & Safety Engineering Technology Minor

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Academic Common Market

Eastern Kentucky University participates in the Academic Common Market through the Southern Regional Education Board.  Students may be eligible for in-state tuition fees if they are a resident of a state that also participates in this program.  For additional information contact your school counselor, EKU Admissions Office, or

Program Requirements and Prerequisites

A grade of "C" or higher must be earned in each FSE course for credit toward an associate or baccalaureate degree in the Fire and Safety degree programs. Students are urged to review carefully all course and program prerequisites before scheduling courses. Failure to do so may result in mandatory withdrawal from the course.


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