Bachelor in Fire Science Management
– Online

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Bachelor in Fire Science Management – Online

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With a degree in Fire Science Management, you’ll be able to pursue many jobs in an exciting field. But getting to campus can be hard for working adults, especially as you juggle family, friends, and community. At Faulkner University, a private, Christian liberal arts college located in Montgomery, Alabama, students can earn a bachelor’s in Fire Science Management online that prepares them to further their career, start a new one, or apply to graduate school. Being online allows you to earn a Bachelor of Fire Science Management on your terms.

How to Apply

  1. Submit a completed online application.
  2. Complete and print the Official Transcript Request form and submit it to all previously attended schools with the appropriate fee.

Admission Requirements

Prospective students enrolling in the Bachelor of Fire Science Management program must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on all previous college work or a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on at least 12 hours taken with Faulkner.
  • Completion of entrance competencies as listed.
  • Minimum 23 years of age.


2023-2024 Financial Information

Tuition $325 per semester hour
General Fee $350 per semester ($250 if 11 hours or less)
Online Course Fee $75 per semester hour
Book Fee $185 per year
Applicable Course Fees see full tuition and fee schedule

Online Study with Expert Instructors and a Christian Point of View

Students who choose the Bachelor of Fire Science Management- Online program receive the same high-quality education delivered in-person at our Montgomery, Mobile, Birmingham, and Huntsville campuses. You’ll work with dedicated instructors who bring extensive field experience to the classroom. This expert perspective provides real-life insights as you prepare for the following fire management career paths:

  • Fire Department leadership at the administrative and executive levels
  • Fire and Building code enforcement
  • Fire Inspections
  • Fire Department occupational health and safety

Like all Faulkner University programs, the Bachelor of Fire Science Management - Online utilizes a moral and ethical approach that centers on Christian values. Not only will the program provide the technical and theoretical information needed to excel, but it also provides a Christian framework to guide your career path.

A Bachelor’s in Fire Science Management - Online Program with Flexibility

The Bachelor of Fire Science Management - Online program is completed in a fully online learning format that combines online learning with access to your instructors through online or Zoom instruction. Courses are divided into six eight-week modules that must be completed within three semesters. This ensures students are ready to enter the field or pursue graduate education at an accelerated pace while maintaining their family and work commitments. Course modules include:

FSM Module 1
FSM 3301 Applications of Fire Research
BCJ/ FSM  4301 Criminalistics
BCJ/FSM 4304 Ethics

FSM Module 2
FSM 3330 Fire & Emergency Service Admin.
BCJ/FSM 4307 Research Methods
FSM 4310 Fire Investigation and Analysis

FSM Module 3
FSM 4315 Fire Prevention Organization and Management
FSM 3325 Community Risk Reduction for Fire and Emergency
BCJ/FSM 4306 Criminal Behavior Analysis

FSM Module 4
FSM  3340 Fire Dynamics
FSM 3320 Disaster Planning and Control
BCJ/FSM Interview & Interrogation

FSM Module 5
BC/FSM 3305 Constitutional Law
CJ/FSM  4308 Budgeting
BCJ/FSM 3324 Crisis Management

FSM Module 6
FSM 4320 Fire Protection Structures and Systems Design
BCJ/FSM  4302 Courts
FSM 4330 Political and Legal Foundations for Fire Protection

Please review our course descriptions and degree plan for more information about individual classes and the program’s structure.

Students can enter the program at the beginning of each module (January, March, April, June, August, and October) and complete the rotation from the point of entry.

Bachelor of Fire Science Management – Online Program Requirements

All students in the Bachelor of Fire Science Management- Online program must meet specific requirements, including:

  • Transfer 66 hours of general education credits
  • Complete 54 hours of program content at Faulkner University

Professionals currently employed in fire-related field, law enforcement, or corrections, may be awarded up to 28 academic credit hours toward core program requirements with minimum standards certification. Additionally, students who are unable to transfer the full 66 hours of general education credits may complete Faulkner University classes to fulfill this requirement. Further requirements apply.

-Earn a Bachelor’s in Fire Science Management - Online

Earning a degree is the first step toward expanded career opportunities in a growing field where you will make a positive impact. At Faulkner University, you can achieve all your career goals with a faith-based online education that makes it possible to balance learning, family, work, and more. To get started, apply online now at no cost, or contact us to request additional details. To learn more by phone, call 334-386-7304.