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Kaplan University Extends a Warm Welcome to Fire and EMS Professionals.

Kaplan University is pleased to be working with you to provide you with the opportunity to pursue your educational and career goals—while receiving a tuition grant on Kaplan University courses.* Kaplan University offers more than 180 programs designed to offer the knowledge and skills to help you take on new challenges, open career paths, and enrich your life.

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) and Pro Board certifications (including the US Department of Defense Firefighter Certifications) and National Fire Academy courses have been articulated into college credit at Kaplan University, potentially saving you time and money on your degree. For more information on relevant training articulations visit the credit transfer page.

Attention Members of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)

International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) members qualify for a tuition rate of $210 per quarter credit hour (a 43 percent tuition reduction)* for any undergraduate fire science degree program at Kaplan University. Apply online to ensure you receive these exclusive benefits. Advisors are available should you require assistance.

Online—Ideal for Those Who May Work Nontraditional Hours

Top positions in fire departments and the emergency services industry are reserved for the most dynamic individuals those who can keep up with technological advances and other developments in the field. Kaplan University’s online fire science and emergency management degree programs are designed to provide you with this relevant knowledge. The online courses closely follow the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) national curriculum model. Programs are comprehensive and the online flexibility is ideal for individuals in the fire science and emergency management fields who may work inconsistent hours. If you want to pursue a new career in the fire science or emergency management field or advance in your current organization, our degree programs could help. Master's, bachelor's, and associate's degrees available. 

Your Degree May Be Closer Than You Think

Credit-by-examination, previous courses, corporate training, and work experience could translate into college credits, giving you a head start on your degree.  We are committed to helping you transfer in eligible credit saving you both time and money in completing your degree.‡ Kaplan University also offers reduced tuition rates for U.S. members of the military, their spouses, and veterans. 


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