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Public Safety Leadership and Administration - Executive Fire Administration

Arizona State University

12 months
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15640 USD/year
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14328 USD/year
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About

The Public Safety Leadership and Administration - Executive Fire Administration MPSLA from Arizona State University is a graduate degree program designed primarily for public safety professionals. An advanced degree is an important key to career progression within public safety administration. 

Overview

Those with an advanced degree have an advantage that makes a difference as they seek to advance in their professions --- a practical understanding of public safety organization administration.

This Public Safety Leadership and Administration - Executive Fire Administration MPSLA program from Arizona State University, through its accomplished faculty and intricately connected curriculum, endeavors to advance student leadership, policy and administrative acumen.

The executive fire administration concentration program prepares graduates to handle the challenges facing chief officers. With coursework in strategic planning, public policy and administration, leadership and organizational management, data analysis, finance and technology, students develop a platform of knowledge and skills to build a solid foundation for success within the field of executive fire administration.

Career Opportunities

Graduates with a concentration in fire administration are well equipped to drive innovation from the upper levels of fire service in federal, state and local fire departments and emergency management agencies. Graduates of this program should expect to find employment and advancement in all levels of government agencies as well as in the private sector.

Career examples include:

  • fire inspector
  • fire investigator
  • fire prevention and protection engineer
  • firefighter supervisor
  • municipal firefighter

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program Evaluation for Emergency Management and Homeland Security 
  • Public Finance and Project Management for Emergency Management and Homeland Security 
  • Public Budgeting and Finance 
  • GIS for Hazards Analysis 
  • Public Human Resource Management 
  • Organization Behavior 
  • Leadership for Innovation in Public Fire Services 
  • Emergency Services Operations Analysis and Planning 
  • Community Resilience 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions.
  • A bachelor's or master's degree in criminology or criminal justice, public administration or public service, sociology or social work, public safety or fire service management, parks and recreation management, applied sciences or another closely related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the last 60 hours of their first bachelor's degree, or applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in an applicable master's degree.
All applicants must submit:
  • graduate admission application and application fee
  • official transcripts
  • two letters of recommendation
  • written statement
  • evidence of current employment in an organization in this field/ at least two years prior professional experience in this or a related field/ a bachelor's degree in a related area
  • proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15640 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    15640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15640 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    14328 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14328 USD per year during 12 months.

Funding

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