Admission Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration
The Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration degree program is a 2+2 program in partnership with accredited community colleges using an on-line delivery system. The program is fully online. Some requirements must be completed through an accredited community college. Students with an Associates of Applied Science in Fire Protection Technology from an accredited community college will apply directly to Fayetteville State University for admission. University College Core Courses needed for the program may be completed on the FSU campus, but these courses will not have on-line delivery. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure all deficiencies are met prior to graduation.
Admission Requirements: Admission to the Fire and Emergency Services Administration major requires a minimum of 60 transferable credit hours with a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Admission Requirements: Fire Service Related Education and/or Experience
The Fire and Emergency Services Administration program has been designed as a bachelor’s degree completion program. Students admitted under dual enrollment status will be eligible to transfer up to 84 community college credit hours. Students not participating in the dual enrollment feature can transfer up to 90 credit hours from community colleges or universities providing that all of those credits have been completed prior to admission to Fayetteville State University. Therefore, prior to formal admission, the applicant should meet one of the following criteria:
1. A regionally accredited A.A.S. in a fire service related disciplines.
2. A regionally accredited A.A.S., A.A., or A.G.S. in any discipline, with five years of documented fire service experience.
3. A student seeking a second bachelor’s degree.
Other Program Requirements for Bachelor of Science in Fire and Emergency Services Administration
1. Student must receive a “C” or higher in all Natural Science and Fire and Emergency Services Administration courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for graduation.
2. Students will be required to pass a background check and a review process similar to that needed for employment in a fire service position.
Core Requirements: Minimum of 38 credits in the core curriculum required of all students. Students who enter as first-time freshmen must take an entering freshman and rising junior assessment to complete core requirements.
Program Admission Requirements: See “Admission Requirements” above.
Other Major Requirements: Grade of C or higher in all natural science and fire and emergency services administration courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher for graduation.
Graduation Requirements: All graduating seniors are required to complete the Graduating Senior Assessment after completing 90 or more semester hours (including credit by examination), but not later than the graduation semester.