Fire up your career with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Fire Science Administration from Waldorf University. This program presents a balanced curriculum and contains courses identified by the National Fire Academy, U.S. Fire Administration and the National Fire Protection Association for use in academic settings. Special emphasis is placed on:
- management and leadership techniques;
- organizational and professional communications;
- problem solving;
- and other programmatic solutions to fire science operational problems.
Waldorf’s Bachelor of Science in fire science administration is recognized by the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Recognition Program (FESHE).
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook, a 7 percent growth is expected in firefighting occupations through 2022 with many cities moving away from volunteer fire services.
Estimated time to complete this bachelor’s degree program is four years with full-time enrollment.
This program is available online only.
B.A.S. Degree Requirements
- Completion of the B.A.S. core curriculum (30 Credits)
- Completion of the required courses in a major field (30 Credits)
- Completion of additional courses (including any supported courses required by the major in other departments) to a total of 120 credits depending on the major
- A grade of C or higher in all coursework in the major and, if applicable, in the concentration(s)
- 2.00 cumulative grade point average for work completed at Waldorf (Some majors may require a cumulative GPA higher than a 2.00)
- Minimum of 30 upper-division credit hours
Review the complete list of core requirements for this program.
Any Waldorf courses may be selected from the catalog and course schedule to be used as electives, provided that they are not used to satisfy other program requirements. The provided are sample electives.
** BUS 2201 and BUS 3352 are strongly recommended for the B.A.S. in Fire Science Administration.