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Undergraduate Certificate in Fire Science

American Public University

Pre-Bachelor Online
12 months
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285 USD/credit
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About

The Certificate in Fire Science is designed to provide the student a solid foundation in study of fire science. Students are introduced to the essentials of Building Construction for Fire Protection, Fire Behavior and Combustion, Fire Prevention, Fire Protection Systems, Principles of Emergency Services and Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival.The Undergraduate Certificate in Fire Science is offered by the American Public University.

Overview

The Certificate in Fire Science is designed to provide the student a solid foundation in study of fire science. Students are introduced to the essentials of Building Construction for Fire Protection, Fire Behavior and Combustion, Fire Prevention, Fire Protection Systems, Principles of Emergency Services and Principles of Fire and Emergency Services Safety and Survival. The Undergraduate Certificate in Fire Science is offered by the American Public University.

Our certificate program follows the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Model Curriculum (FESHE), as outlined by the United States Fire Administration and National Fire Academy. 

Students completing the Fire Science certificate program will gain the practical working knowledge of the science of fire prevention, fire suppression and fire administration.

  • Explain the chemistry components of combustion and how combustion is managed through science.
  • Identify the various fire protection systems currently used in today’s building protection system.
  • Identify construction methods and types of construction.
  • Demonstrate use of risk analysis for a geographical community.
  • Define the national fire flow formula for proper building protection and water supply.

Accreditation

American Public University is part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC accredits degree-granting institutions located in a 19-state region, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED), and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fire Behavior and Combustion
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Protection Systems
  • Fundamentals of Fire Protection
  • Fire Protection in Building Construction
  • Fire Protection Hydraulics and Water Supply

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
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Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Our university welcomes international applicants from many countries around the world. We are an online university and students are not required to enter the U.S. Therefore, we do not issue I-20 or DS-2019 forms for the F-1 or J-1 student visas.
  • In addition to the admission requirements for undergraduate or graduate study, we may require additional documents related to residency, 
  • English proficiency, and educational background. Our institution maintains the right to require this documentation when needed.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 285 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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