B.S., Fire & Emergency Services
Bachelor of Science, Fire and Emergency Services
Earning a Fire and Emergency Services degree means more opportunities for emergency services professionals to assume leadership skills and climb the ranks in management. Our program offers a wide selection of fire science, EMS and emergency management courses to align with your specific career goals. Our program is regionally accredited and courses are taught by industry-recognized faculty. Graduates secure positions at local, state and national government agencies as well as insurance companies and other areas.
What can I do with this degree?
Here are some common professional paths for graduates:
- Fire Department Management
- Emergency Medical Service Management
- Emergency Management
- Insurance Companies
- Federal Government including DHS, FEMA, HHS, DOT
- And more!
What’s in it for you:
The Gators Online Advantage:
- Flexible, fully-online courses
- Affordable tuition and financial aid options
- Access to UF’s exclusive career services
- World-renowned UF faculty
- Earn a degree from the #12 online bachelor’s program (U.S. News & World Report, 2018)
- Join a Gator nation network 400,000 strong
- Dedicated academic advisor to guide you throughout your academic career
Please set an Appointment or fill out the Contact Me form, and a Complete Florida coach will assist you in determining your eligibility for this program.
First-time applicants will require:
- About thirty minutes to complete the online application
- $37 non-refundable application fee ($30 is the application fee and $7 is a processing fee)
- High school and previous college information
UF Online has three start times a year. Pick the one that works best for your goals and timeline:
- Fall programs start in August, with an application deadline in June
- Spring programs start in January, with an application deadline in October
- Summer programs start in May, with an application deadline in February
Final decisions are rendered on a rolling basis.
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