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

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Missouri State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score

Additional Info

  • Senior firefighter or junior company officer equivalent with at least three years of experience in a career or busy volunteer fire service agency