Bachelor of Science in Fire Service Administration
Gardner-Webb University

Program Details

Professionals within emergency management and fire sciences have the opportunity to advance into leadership positions with the completion of the online Fire Service Administration degree program at Gardner-Webb University. Curriculum is aligned with the National Fire Academy (FESHE) standards and focuses on skill sets vital to today’s fire service environment, including critical thinking, ethics, and service-oriented leadership.

Career opportunities:

  • Firefighter
  • Fire fighting and prevention officer
  • Fire supervisor
  • Fire Inspector and investigator
  • Emergency manager


  • A total of 128 semester credits are required, including transfer credits
  • Official transcripts indicating 48 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better 
  • Completion of specific prerequisite coursework as deemed necessary by the department of the chosen major

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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