Fire Science & Emergency Management

Earn a Bachelor of Science in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology, or an Associate of Applied Science in Fire Service Technology, by taking our online courses. Most courses are "accelerated" 7-week online courses. The department also offers a few 14-week online courses and three new Hybrid courses (2-day residencies, with online components).  

Students may receive advanced standing for Paramedic, Fire Inspector and other state certifications, and from National Fire Academy and other courses.

The Open Learning Fire Service Program adds a high degree of flexibility and convenience to your professional development while maintaining the level of quality and effectiveness consistent with a traditional approach.

The Open Learning Fire Service Program courses include courses from the National Fire Academy 's FESHE Program (Fire & Emergency Services Higher Education).  UC is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges & Secondary Schools.

Program Coordinator: Raena Hoskins

EMS LAW - new course / free online textbook: FST 1093 (Spring 2)