Certificate in Fire Administration
Missouri State University

Program Details

The online Certificate in Fire Administration program from Missouri State University is designed to provide students with the knowledge and training to serve as fire service managers, leaders, and administrators. The curriculum, which was developed in conjunction with the U.S. Fire Administration's Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education project, explores topics in:

  • Fire & Emergency Services Administration
  • Community Risk Reduction for the Fire & Emergency Services
  • Personnel Management for the Fire Service 
  • Political & Legal Foundations for Fire Protection
  • Fire Prevention Organization & Management
  • Applications of Fire Research


  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable
  • ACT/SAT scores
  • Senior firefighter or junior company officer equivalent with at least three years of experience in a career or busy volunteer fire service agency

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission