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Earn Your Associate of Science in Fire Science Online

Learn the fundamentals of fire science, fire safety, leadership, and crisis management through the Associate of Science in Fire Science program at American Military University (AMU). Following the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Model Curriculum (FESHE), this online program enables you to explore the behavior, prevention, and suppression of fire.

This AS in Fire Science aims to enhance your knowledge of how and why fires start, spread, and can be controlled. You’ll be taught by faculty who bring their real-world experience to your studies. Many are frontline leaders in firefighting, fire service management, urban search and rescue, emergency medical services, hazardous materials operations, incident command, emergency and disaster management, and hazard identification and risk reduction.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.


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International Fire Service Accreditation Congress

IFSAC®-Accredited

AMU's Associate of Science in Fire Science is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC®).

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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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Tuition for associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and undergraduate certificates. Request information to learn how you can save with one of our tuition grants.

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All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Preferred Military Rate, which is $250 per credit hour for undergraduate programs. Military family members, including parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents are also eligible for the Preferred Military Rate.

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AMU does not charge to evaluate and apply eligible transfer credit.

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There is no cost to apply for undergraduate and master’s-level programs.

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A University That's Got Your Six

Our roots are in the military, but we are open to all. Here’s why 135,000+ have chosen AMU.

Convenient

Our online courses feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.

Efficient

Finish faster and save. Associate degree students can transfer up to 45 credits for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.

Personalized

Our undergraduate classes average 18 students, so you won’t feel lost in the crowd.

Relevant

Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Supportive

All students have access to our advisors who are available seven days a week, as well as our robust catalog of mental health resources, including TalkCampus, a real-time, professionally monitored peer support app.

Accredited

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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