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.
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
- 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
- 12 months
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DisciplinesManagement, Organisation & Leadership Public Administration Emergency & Disaster Management View 54 other Masters in Emergency & Disaster Management in United States
- 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.
- 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
International15640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15640 USD per year during 12 months.
National15640 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15640 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State14328 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14328 USD per year during 12 months.
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