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Anna Maria College


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Online BS in Fire Science

Earn your degree at an accredited college where your experience can count for credit.


The online BS in Fire Science Administration from Anna Maria College prepares you to move up the ladder with a Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) recognized degree. Ignite your desire to become a fire chief, get a position as an investigator or educator, or work in another area related to fire safety and protection, with this convenient, cost effective and flexible program.

Get Your Master’s Degree
Graduates of the BS in Fire Science can earn an MPA in only one year.

Finish Your Bachelor’s Degree in Under 2 Years

As a completion program, to enroll you need to have an associate’s degree or at least 60 college credit hours, and have completed Firefighter 1 and 2 training.

Get National Recognition and a Resume Builder
FESHE coursework is acknowledged by National Fire Academy with a FESHE Certificate.

Why Anna Maria’s BS in Fire Science is Different

  • Transfer Up to 75 Credits: Past education, professional certificates and work experience can count toward degree requirements.
  • 5th Year Option: Upgrade three bachelor’s classes to master's-level, and earn a Master of Public Administration with a Fire and Emergency Services specialization.
  • State-of-the-art Program: Core courses align with the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) National Professional Development Model.
  • FESHE Recognition: The program is recognized for cutting edge coursework.
  • National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) Partner: Integrates NFFF “Courage to Be Safe” line-of-duty safety course into the online degree program.
  • Regional Accreditation: Anna Maria College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Degree and Career Statistics

Bachelor's Degrees Holders:
Earn 64% more than high school graduates and 39% more than associate’s degree holders. Those with bachelor’s degrees earn an average of $62,296 annually.*


Master’s Degree Graduates:
Earn an average of $74,568 annually, which is 20% more than those holding a bachelor’s degree.*

We are authorized to offer our online programs in most areas in the U.S., but are still awaiting full approval from a few select states. To determine if you are located in a state in which Anna Maria College is authorized to confer an online degree, please visit

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment (2018).

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