Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection Services / Fire Administration
Western Illinois University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Science in Fire Protection Services in Fire Administration program is designed for current firefighters and officers preparing for leadership positions in the fire service field, especially for positions as chief fire officers.  The curriculum focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to successfully manage and lead a modern fire department with courses in fire service, firefighter safety, fire tactics, fire prevention, ethics, and fire service law.  You will learn about technology used in the field and gain skills in management, finances, leadership, disaster planning, research techniques, human behavior, collective bargaining, code enforcement, and suppression systems.


  • Official high school transcripts
  • ACT or SAT scores

School Accreditation Statement

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