The Bachelor of Science Degree in Fire Administration presents the academic foundations for leadership and administration of fire service organizations. With a curriculum of advanced fire administration, community risk reduction, and firefighter safety the BS in Fire Science program takes a multi-professional approach to administration of fire organizations and human resources management, and includes an analysis of strategic and tactical foreground considerations. This field of study also encompasses legal frameworks to applied fire service settings as well as a study of employee safety and healthy work environments. Students earning a bachelor’s degree in Fire Science will embark on an educational path of professional development to become leaders in the profession.
To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:
Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) recognized through the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy (NFA).
Waldorf College, CSU's sister institution, also offers fire administration programs. Visit www.waldorf.edu to learn more.
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Estimated time of completion of this program is 5 years.
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* Natural Sciences include biological sciences, chemistry, physical sciences, physical geography, and earth science.
**Each of these courses requires a prerequisite. Please review the course descriptions and objectives for each course to determine the prerequisite requirement.