Fire Services Administration Major

This is a program focusing on the principles, theory, and practices associated with the management of fire operations, firefighting services, and community fire issues.

Includes instruction in fire protection history and theory, incident command leadership, administration of public fire organizations, labor relations, emergency medical services management, fire emergency response strategies and mitigation, legal and regulatory responsibilities, budgeting, public relations, and organizational leadership.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Fire Services Administration Major (use the College Search feature and enter "fire services" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Fire Services Administration Major?

If your job is that of a Fire Services Administrator, then you likely have earned a bachelor’s degree and are in charge of all facets of a fire department.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Fire Services Administration Major

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.



Publications/Magazines in Fire Services Administration