What a Degree Will Do For You

As an Emergency Services associate degree online graduate, you will demonstrate knowledge, skills, and procedures to perform satisfactorily in your area of study. With this degree you can seek employment in many areas of emergency response and build on the skills you learned. 


Earn a degree that gives you a chance to do what you love while you advance in your education. Put your interests to work as you accomplish your career goals.


  • Earning an Emergency Services associate degree has never been more accessible. Get credit for experience you have and prepare to take the next step of your career by earning one of these associate degrees.

    Emergency Services, A.S.

    Fire Officer Emphasis, A.A.S.

    Firefighter/Emergency Care Emphasis, A.A.S



Earning an associate degree will put you one step closer to your next promotion or career move. Develop and better your skills in a program that balances critical and ethical thinking, leadership, and effective communication. The next step in career advancement starts here, and will prepare you for bigger and better things. 

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Online Quality

96% Overall Satisfaction of Online Instruction

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Working Students

80% of UVU Students are Employed

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First to Attend

38% of UVU Students are the First in Their Family to Go to College.

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Adult Learners Welcome

27% of UVU Students are 25 Years or Older. We've made it our tradition to serve non-traditional students.

UVU Online is Flexible. You can do this.

Designed to fit your busy life, online courses provide you with the flexibility you need. When you're a Wolverine Online, you're a Wolverine. Period. We focus on teaching all students. You'll have access to resources and a team to support you. Before class even begins, you'll have access to tutorials to help you succeed in the online environment. Your online admissions counselor and academic advisor can direct you to additional resources to help you succeed.

UVU Online. Same UVU. Same Degree.

UVU is an open admission, public, non-profit institution with a commitment to student success. You'll earn the same degree earned by traditional on-campus students -- they even look the same! You’ll work with the same experienced full-time faculty and talented part-time professionals who are contributors and practitioners in government and industry. At graduation, we hope you'll consider participating in UVU commencement and convocation ceremonies here on campus.

UVU Online is Affordable.

UVU Online provides incredible value, wherever you are! We are pleased to offer competitive tuition costs for online emergency services students. Beginning Fall 2022, Non-residents of Utah who are not attending UVU on campus who are enrolled in one of the online emergency services degree programs qualify to pay $260 per credit for online emergency services courses. Online, Non-resident Emergency Services students will be charged the standard non-resident tuition and fees rate for General Education Courses. Tuition rates are subject to change.

Financial aid and scholarship opportunities at UVU may surprise you. Nearly half (46%) of UVU students receive some form of financial aid that does not need to be repaid. 54% of UVU Bachelor Degree Graduates and 70% of Associate's Degree graduates leave with $0 student debt. You may qualify for federal grants and loans by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and there are more than 250 different scholarship options available.

Refer to UVU tuition tables for resident and non-resident tuition and fees. Does not include course fees.

Resources & Services

We're Here to help YOU Succeed. As on online student, you're not alone. You'll have access to UVU resources to support you on your way to your UVU online degree.

  • Financial Aid
  • Library
  • Academic Tutoring
  • Academic Advising
  • Accessibility Services
  • Career Development Center
  • Proctoring
  • Canvas Support
  • Learning Strategies Support
  • UV Mentors
  • Women's Success Center
  • ...and more

There's a place for you at UVU. I'll help you find it.

If you have questions or need assistance, please reach out.

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Megan Bowen, Online Learner Guide


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*This degree is offered in a primarily online delivery format, but includes program specific or general education courses that may require students to come to the UVU campus testing center for proctored assessments (quizzes, exams, etc) or use a certified distance testing location.