Bachelor of Science in Fire Science
The Bachelor of Science in Fire Science provides individuals with current principles, theories, and practices associated fire science and public safety. This degree prepares students for more administrative or leadership positions within the fire fighting and/or public safety industry, and includes issues associated with fire safety, fire prevention, and principles of emergency services, as well as topics related to the Criminal Justice field. This degree also prepares students in basic fire training, and successful completion leads to certification by the Michigan Firefighting Training Council for Fire Fighter I and II and Hazardous Materials-Operations Level. Individuals who have completed their State of Michigan Fire Fighter I and II Certification and Medical First Responder will be granted credit for FIRE101, FIRE102, and MFR101. This degree is designed to be compliant with the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) standards established by the National Fire Academy.