The Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration degree program presents the academic foundations for leadership and administration of fire service organizations. The curriculum follows the FESHE-modeled, multi-disciplinary approach, incorporating fire administration, community risk reduction and tactical fireground considerations. The program also encompasses legal frameworks to applied fire service settings as well as a study of employee safety and healthy work environments.
Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) recognized through the U.S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy (NFA).
Upon completion of the program, students should be able to do the following:
Provides the academic foundation for technical and scientific skills required of highly-qualified investigators. Students acquire knowledge and experience from expert field practitioners on a variety of topics and skills in forensics, evidence collection, analysis, and criminal law. Students who complete this concentration will be equipped to meet the requirements and demands of the fire investigation field.
Waldorf University, 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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Massachusetts Civil Service Disclosure: Students and prospective students who reside in a city or county that uses Massachusetts Civil Service for promotion should contact the Civil Service to determine eligibility to sit for promotional exams. Civil Service is a merit system under which state and municipal employees of police and fire departments may be hired and promoted.
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