Online Fire, Arson and Explosion Investigation
EKU has prepared leaders in fire investigation for more than 30 years. Now it’s your turn.
Convenience: Work with your advisor to complete a plan of study that works with your personal and professional obligations. Study any time, from anywhere. Graduate quicker by completing an average of two courses every eight weeks.
Expertise: Learn from experienced, world-renowned instructors who are the foremost experts in the field today. Study with a former FBI special agent who investigated the bombing of Pan American Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. Engage in class discussions with a 30-year fire service veteran who served as a fire fighter, investigator, fire chief and emergency management director.
Experience: Receive two weeks of hands-on training at our lab in Richmond, Kentucky. Build your communications skills to be more effective in court. Benefit from a comprehensive curriculum covering everything from forensics and law to research and writing.
As an EKU Online student, you will have the support of faculty and staff who understand adult learners and are committed to your success.
- Watch the LEX18 interview with EKU Professor and Former FBI Explosives Expert Tom Thurman about the Boston Marathon explosion.
- Watch the Fox News interview with EKU Professor and Former FBI Explosives Expert Tom Thurman about the Boston Marathon explosion.
- Watch ABC News video from “20/20” on arson investigation featuring EKU’s fire lab.
- Read Discover Magazine’s article “Spark of Truth: Can Science Bring Justice to Arson Trials?” by Douglas Starr