School of Occupational Safety and Fire Sciences - Fire sciences

MUST University offers Occupational Safety and Fire sciences degree, diploma and certificate programs with specialization in Fire Sciences to professionals looking for a flexible, widely recognized and self-paced education. MUST’s Fire Sciences programs will provide you the necessary skills which will help you grow and excel in your field.

All the programs offered by the School of Occupational Safety and Fire sciences, with specialization in Fire Sciences, surpass those of other world-class universities in terms of ease & flexibility, affordability, and quality of education. MUST’s Fire Sciences programs, accredited by International Accreditation Organization (IAO), are taught by expert faculty comprising professionals and leading industry experts. These learned individuals have designed a comprehensive 21st century curriculum that focuses on the challenges professionals like you are currently faced with.

Below are the fee structure and the time required to complete Fire sciences programs at MUST:
  • Degree program fees: $4,500 - $14,400 Time: less than 1 year
  • Diploma program fees: $2,700 - $4,500 Time: less than 5 months
  • Certificate program fees: $499 - $1,800 Time: less than 3 months

About Fire sciences Major:

The general public and government appointees are demanding higher levels of training and education for those who lead our nation's first response teams to catastrophic disasters, terrorist incidents, and typical emergencies. Fire sciences programs are designed for emergency services personnel who want to increase their administrative and management knowledge as well as occupational and life safety awareness. It also prepares students to face new challenges in technology, Fire sciences, and fiscal responsibility. Read more


Faculty members in the fire and safety degree programs are nationally and internationally known for their teaching, research and dedication to the fire and safety fields. MUST University is proud to have these experts on board to provide valuable knowledge from their practical experiences. However, perhaps most importantly, the professors are especially dedicated to student success and are involved in every aspect of fire and safety. A majority of them are also active in a number of professional organizations including National Association of Fire Investigators, International Association of Fire Chiefs and National Fire Protection Association.

In the field of fire sciences, the most promising career positions are those of firefighters and fire inspectors. Their work of firefighters involves protecting the public by responding to fires and other emergencies. They are frequently the first emergency personnel on the scene of an accident. Fire inspectors visit and inspect buildings and other structures, such as sports arenas and shopping malls, to search for fire hazards and to ensure that federal, state, and local fire codes are met. They also test and inspect fire protection and fire extinguishing equipment to ensure that it works. The employment prospects in this field are likely to rise by 9 %. The salary ranges from $45,250 to $52,230 per year.

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  • Associalte's to PhD level programs

“I have great memories of my years at MUST's School of Occupational Safety and Fire Sciences. Thanks to the quality of the courses and the professors, I was able to find a job as an industrial health specialist even before I graduated. This is why I would recommend the MUST University to anyone who is looking for a good online university.”


Sim Chao
Beijing, China
Class of 2003

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