Fire Science & Emergency Management

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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 are "accelerated" 7-week online courses; a few 14-week online courses; also three new Hybrid courses (2-day residencies, then online). See SCHEDULE OF COURSES.

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

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.




Welcome our new Program Coordinator, Oct. 1, 2016: Raena Hoskins (513-556-6583);

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

Fall 2018 Scholarships

Advanced Standing

Curriculum Map - Associate & Bachelor of Science Degree


Schedule of Courses

Continuing Education Seminars - see videos / PowerPoints

Oct. 2018 - FIRE & EMS  LAW newsletter  and ONLINE BENNETT library of cases


Lawrence Bennett, JD, Program Chair