School of Fire Staff and Command

Eastern Michigan University's School of Fire Staff and Command is designed to prepare the professional fire officer to effectively manage their fire agency.

This management-oriented program consists of 350 hours of competency-based education spread over 10 months. The program takes the fire officer beyond traditional operation methods and exposes them to conceptual thinking and problem solving.

The School of Fire Staff and Command education/training program targets those fire officers destined for senior leadership within their departments. With technology advancing at such a rapid rate, senior fire officers must be prepared with the knowledge, skills and abilities afforded private industry, which are ignored in public service.


College Credit

The School's of Staff and Command offer the option of university credit. This credit may be applied as undergraduate (18 credit hours) or graduate (12 credit hours) dependent upon the student's academic standing. These credits are transcript hours and are fully transferable to other colleges and universities. Click here for a Current Course listing. Costs are the responsibility of each participant who elects this credit option. These costs are based on Eastern Michigan University's course fee schedule.