Fire Science Schools

Fires can take a huge toll. They can take lives, destroy property, and devastate a family, a business, or an entire community. While fire can be beneficial to mankind, it can also act as a villain, gutting homes and tearing away memories of happier times. Fortunately, firefighters are out there putting their lives on the line to protect the lives and livelihoods of others. These heroes understand that, in order to combat their enemy, they must first know their enemy. Firefighters who want to have an advantage, both in their daily lives and in their career, will want to pursue a degree in fire science. It can provide them with valuable knowledge.

…[h]aving a fire science degree will make it easier to get a good job in the department”What type of information will you learn in a fire science school? In many fire science schools, you are going to learn about fire prevention as well as how you can determine the likelihood of a fire based on certain conditions. You can learn about construction and building structure as well as how those things can affect fires and firefighting. You will learn what a fire needs to spread, how it can react in different environments and in different conditions. Students will learn about investigating a fire scene, the legal and psychological factors of arson, and more.

You will be able to find online and offline fire science schools that are able to provide you with an education in this area. The one that you choose is likely to be the one that is easiest for you to accommodate into your life. If you have only a small amount of time available –due to a fulltime job and a family – then an online education might be your best bet. This is also true if you are in an area where there are no local schools offering these programs.

Even though you don’t have to have a degree to be able to fight fires, you should still consider taking these programs. When you have more knowledge about fire, about the systems used for prevention, about investigation, and all of the other subjects you can learn in school, you are going to be at an advantage. Having a fire science degree will make it easier to get a good job in the department, and it can make advancement
easier as well. Choosing to become a firefighter is a noble career, and you want to give yourself the biggest advantage possible when combating fires. Start your degree program in a fire science school soon!

Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 



  • Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Master of Arts in Homeland Security
  • Master of Arts in Criminal Justice
Locations: New Port Richey

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Preparing students for professional and personal success is what Berkeley College is all about. From career-focused degree and certificate programs offered in some of today’s most in-demand professions to extensive support resources, YOU are at the center of everything we do at Berkeley. Our commitment to students begins with their very first inquiries.


  • BS,National Security
  • AAS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice
  • BS in Justice Studies - Criminal Justice

Making the decision to earn your degree and pursue your career goals could be the best decision you ever make. Enroll at ECPI University and you’ll join a collaborative and fostering learning environment, surrounded by faculty and staff who are there to support you through the entire process.

What sets ECPI University apart? Just ask the employers who hire our graduates. Since 1966, more than 3,800 employers have looked to ECPI for talented professionals who are capable of entering the workplace and doing the job right on the very first day. That’s because our curriculum is designed to meet the needs of today’s highly-specialized job market.

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  • Homeland Security - Bachelor's
  • Criminal Justice - Bachelor's
Locations: Newport News
Turn Your Passion Into A Career with Platt!
At Platt College, we encourage our students to follow their passions, wherever they may lie, to find a career they love. You’ll find a supportive learning environment and career-focused training designed to help you gain the knowledge and hands-on training you need to succeed. 


  • Criminal Justice
Locations: Alhambra

Get Career-Relevant Training with Miller-Motte Tech! 

At Miller-Motte Technical College, you can find educational programs that can help you launch a new career. Whether it’s in the healthcare field to help the well-being of others or enhancing your business skills, we have programs to match your interests and meet your needs. Our training programs are career-focused and designed to help you gain the knowledge and hands-on training to succeed. 


  • Criminal Justice
Locations: Conway

A degree from CTU can connect you to a powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. So once you earn your degree, you hit the ground sprinting. That’s the power of in. Are you in?

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  • Colorado Springs - Doctor of Management - Homeland Security
  • Colorado Springs - Master of Science - Management: Homeland Security
  • Colorado Springs - Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice: Human Services
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Locations: Colorado Springs

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At Berks Technical Institute (BTI), your success is our priority. We are dedicated to helping you gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to succeed in a career you love. Our training programs are career-focused and taught by industry-experienced instructors in learning labs that can empower each of our students as they enter the job market.



  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
Locations: Reading

Get hands-on training with Brookline College. We offer diploma and degree programs in the areas of health care, business, nursing, criminal justice, paralegal, and computer security. We understand that today's student is busy with many responsibilities, so we offer day, evening, and online classes, giving you options to fit school into your schedule.


  • Bachelor of Science - Criminal Justice
Locations: Tempe

At UEI College, we want you to succeed. We’re like a family and we want you to be a part of it. From the moment you enter ourschool, to graduation and beyond, we are right there with you.


  • Criminal Justice (11-Month Diploma Program)
Locations: San Marcos
The Path to Success Starts at McCann!
At McCann School of Business & Technology, we believe everyone deserves the opportunity to find a career they love. We are dedicated to helping you find yours. Our programs are career-focused and designed to help you get the knowledge and hands-on training to succeed.
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  • Criminal Justice - Associate in Specialized Business
Locations: Lewisburg