We entrust emergency workers to preserve life and property. The nature of these jobs is becoming more and more technical. Therefore, the importance of education is playing an increasing role in the preparation of today's emergency workers.
The degree is designed to address the educational needs of Tennesseans who desire to enter or advance their career within the field of fire science. The program offers both flexibility for those with prior experience and training while providing a clear path for those who are new to the field of study. It was designed to incorporate the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) core courses and therefore, meets current, accepted standards of practice within the field of study.