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Fire and Emergency Services Management

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    The Fire and Emergency Services Management Certificate is designed for part-time students who are currently affiliated with a career or volunteer fire and emergency services organization. Successful completion of this 18-hour certification will meet the educational requirements of a prospective company officer, supporting the student's fire and emergency services training, experience and self-development. The certificate also is intended to support life-long learning and career advancement based upon the National Fire Academy's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education professional development model.

    Overview

    The Fire and Emergency Services Management Certificate is based upon National Fire Protection Association 1021, Standard for Fire Officer Professional Qualifications, Level I. Classes are offered in classroom, online and a combination of classroom/online delivery formats to accommodate the various work schedules of fire and emergency service personnel. Classes are scheduled one per quarter during the Fall (October), Winter (January) and Spring (March/April) quarters over a period of two academic years. Students making application to the program must provide evidence of competency at the National Fire Protection Association 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications Firefighter II level. Demonstration of competence may be in the form of professional certifications, college transcripts and/or training records.

    Employment Outlook

    Fire and emergency services officers are supervisors, managers and administrators within fire departments and emergency response organizations. The first-line company officer is responsible for a wide range of duties, including supervision of fire and rescue personnel, community and governmental relations, company level administration, fire and life safety inspections, fire cause determination, emergency response coordination, and assurance of the health and safety of company members. According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of firefighters is expected to grow by 9 percent.

    Starting Terms

    All Quarters.

    Fire and Emergency Services Management-CE

    Costs

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