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Bachelor of Applied Studies in Fire and Emergency Response Management

Program Details

The Bachelor of Applied Studies in Fire and Emergency Response Management offered by University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh prepares students to manage complex public health and safety organizations. Developed by fire chiefs, the program is designed for individuals who are working in fire safety and emergency response professions. Coursework includes budgeting, emergency planning, administrative law, and management of emergency services.

Requirements

  • A total of 120 division credits are required to complete the degree. 
  • Applicants with an Applied Associate Degree: Must have an approved, regionally accredited degree in Fire Science Tech, Fire Protection, Fire Engineering, Wildland Fire, Fire Medic, Paramedic, or Emergency Management. Degree must have been earned after 1990.
  • Experienced Professionals without an Applied Associate Degree: May apply with documentation of Firefighter 1 and 2 or EMT Basic and National Registry. Three years of full time experience. Two recommendation letters.

Accreditation & Licensing

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

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC)