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Fire Protection at American Public University System

Every fire protection school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the fire protection program at American Public University System stacks up to those at other schools.

American Military University is located in Charles Town, West Virginia and has a total student population of 46,420. In 2019, 46 fire protection majors received their bachelor's degree from American Military University.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Fire Protection section at the bottom of this page.

American Military University Fire Protection Degrees Available

  • Certificate in Fire Protection (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Associate’s Degree in Fire Protection
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Protection

Online Classes Are Available at American Military University

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, American Military University does offer online courses in fire protection for the following degree levels:

  • Associate’s Degree
  • Bachelor’s Degree

American Military University Fire Protection Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the fire protection progam at American Military University compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The fire protection major at American Military University is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Fire Protection. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Highest Paid Fire Protection Graduates 2
Most Popular Online Fire Protection Schools 5
Most Popular Colleges for Fire Protection 5

How Much Do Fire Protection Graduates from American Military University Make?

The median salary of fire protection students who receive their bachelor's degree at American Military University is $74,300. This is 8% higher than $68,600, which is the national average for all fire protection bachelor's degree recipients.

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Fire Protection Student Demographics at American Military University

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the fire protection majors at American Public University System.

American Military University Fire Protection Associate’s Program

3% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 97% of fire protection associate's degrees went to men and 3% went to women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Fire Protection Associate's Degree Grads

The majority of those who receive an associate's degree in fire protection at American Military University are white. Around 67% fell into this category, which is typical for this degree.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a associate's in fire protection.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fire Protection Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 24
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

American Military University Fire Protection Bachelor’s Program

2% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 46 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in fire protection from American Military University in 2019, 98% were men and 2% were women.

American Military University Gender Breakdown of Fire Protection Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 63% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in fire protection at American Military University are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 6% more racial-ethnic minorities in its fire protection bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American Public University System with a bachelor's in fire protection.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fire Protection Majors at American Public University System
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 6
White 29
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 8

Careers That Fire Protection Grads May Go Into

A degree in fire protection can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for WV, the home state for American Public University System.

Occupation Jobs in WV Average Salary in WV
Managers 1,880 $77,290
Firefighters 830 $36,820
Fire Inspectors 60 $47,190
Fire Fighting Supervisors 40 $57,940

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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