Build a career that lights your fire. Eastern Kentucky University’s top-notch, IFSAC-accredited Fire Protection Administration program prepares you for a career saving lives as a leader in fire and emergency services. Learn from internationally-known faculty dedicated to student success in our state-of-the-art fire and safety lab. Explore your options below.

 Degree Concentrations

Fire Protection Administration*

*on-campus or online


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Firefighter
  • Fire chief
  • Fire officer
  • Fire commissioner
  • Fire marshal
  • Fire safety director or officer
  • Building inspector
  • Fire investigator
  • Hazardous materials specialist

Career Outlook

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Scholarship Opportunities

Students in the EKU Fire Protection Administration program are eligible to apply for the following scholarships:


On-Campus Program:
Fire Protection Administration
Online Program: