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Oklahoma State University

Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology at Oklahoma State University. The FPST Program is a 4-year degree program that concludes with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology.  The FPST curriculum is designed to prepare graduates to assess and reduce risk associated with fire, safety, chemical exposures, industrial hygiene, hazardous material incidents, and much more.

For more specific information, such as transfer credits and enrollment please contact Professor Virginia Charter.

Now that you have all the information you need and have decided to attend Oklahoma State University, please go to the Admissions page to fill out an application to attend OSU.

Because of the diversity of training in our program, our students have a variety of career choices once they receive their Bachelors of Science in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology. Our degree enables students to pursue several career interests and provides maximum career flexibility. Below is a partial list of careers in which our students excel after graduation:

Fire Protection

  • Fire Alarm and Detection System Designer
  • Fire Insurance Specialist/Loss Prevention Specialist
  • Fire Protection Engineer and Consultant
  • Fire Suppression System Designer
  • Fire System Inspector
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Fire Protection Specialist

Safety and Industrial Hygiene

  • Environmental Health and Safety Engineer
  • Hazardous Materials Specialist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Loss Control Specialist
  • Safety Engineer
  • Safety Specialist

Municipal and Fire Services

  • Building Inspector
  • Code Enforcement and Plan Reviewer
  • Firefighter
  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Chief / Fire Officer
  • Fire Marshal
  • Fire Prevention Officer