Fire Administration Certificate

The certificate in Fire Administration is offered as a step in the process of receiving an Associate in Applied Science degree in Fire Science. 

All courses within the certificate provide knowledge that can be utilized immediately by the firefighter and provide their fire department with a well rounded employee. Curriculum covers each division of emergency services that will be of immediate use to the organization.

When ready and available, the student will be able to complete their AAS degree in a timely fashion.

Suggested/Sample Course Sequence

The sequence taken by the student may vary depending on prerequisites, course availability, and personal/ professional responsibilities.

(Major Code 3220; State CIP Code 43.0203)

Fire Science Program web page

First Semester

EMS 128EMS First Responder5
FIRE 111Hazardous Materials Awareness and Operations*4
FIRE 131Firefighter I*5
FIRE 141Firefighter II*3
Total Hours17

Second Semester

EMS 131Emergency Medical Technician*10
FIRE 136Fire and Emergency Management3
FIRE 162Firefighting Tactics*3
Total Hours16

Third Semester

FIRE 152Codes/Detection and Suppression Systems3
FIRE 201Leadership in the Fire Service*3
FIRE 220Fire Management3
FIRE 222Fire Science Law3
ENGL 121Composition I*3
MATH 116Intermediate Algebra* (or higher)3
Total Hours18

Total Program Hours: 51