What is the online Fire Administration Certificate?

The undergraduate certificate in Fire Administration is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to function as a fire service manager, leader, and administrator. Students will learn the important concepts and skills required to successfully perform administrative and managerial roles in emergency service organizations. This program was developed in conjunction with the U.S. Fire Administration’s Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education project.

Degree Plan

Prerequisite Experience: senior fire fighter or junior company officer equivalent to at least three years of experience in a career or busy volunteer fire service agency.

Program Requirements

  1. PLS 360(3), 361(3), 363(3).
  2. Complete three additional hours from the following to total a minimum of 12 hours in the certificate: PLS 362(3), 364(3), 365(3).





Program contact information

Dr. David E. Johnson

Dr. David E. Johnson

Master of Public Administration Program Director