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Fire Officer Leadership

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Officer Leadership program can be used by professional firefighters for promotions and salary advancement within the Fire Services. The program will provide courses for experienced professional firefighters who desire to learn advanced fireground tactics and strategy, building construction, practical incident command, supervisory training of personnel, and human resource management.


Academic Plan Code: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2018 Fall
Award notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Admission criteria

Formal application and acceptance into the program or permission of Program Director.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
FSC202Supervisory Training for Firefighters3
FSC204Firefighting Tactics and Strategy3
FSC205Command Strategies for Major Emergencies3
FSC208Firefighter Safety and Building Construction3
FSC214Human Resources Management in Fire Service3
  • Describe the management of fire personnel as it pertains to their selection, discipline, recruitment, and probation. (FSC202)
  • Describe the methods of attacking, controlling and extinguishing various types of fires. (FSC204)
  • Describe the rules and responsibilities of the Incident Commander in managing various types of major emergencies. (FSC204)
  • Describe methods for managing major emergencies, including fires, hazardous materials incidents, and medical incidents. (FSC205)
  • Describe fire science personnel functions, including recruitment and selection, discipline, evaluation, and supervision of fire service personnel. (FSC214)
  • Explain the methods of providing for firefighter safety and the reaction of various types of construction to fire and heat. (FSC208)
Suggested Course Plan Sequenced by Semester: EM, GC, MC, PC, PV

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