Fire Science and Public Safety Administration
A student must earn a minimum of 27 credits in Fire Science or an approved combination of 27 credits in Fire Science and Emergency Management or Public Safety Administration from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in order to enroll in the Fire Science and Public Safety Administration program at Holy Family University. In order for these credits to transfer, the student must have attained a minimum grade of C or better in each course. Most student transfer into the program with 60-70 credits from a two-year college.
Core Curriculum: BA Requirements (Credits) (45)
CMIS 103: Computer Applications (3)
ACCT 205: Principles of Financial Accounting (3)
ACCT 206 :Principles of Managerial Accounting (3)
BUSA 100: Intro to Business (3)
BUSA 103: Business Math (3)
BUSA 402 Labor and Employment Law (3)
Minimum of 27 credits in Fire Science or an approved combination of 27 credits in Fire Science, Emergency Management or Public Safety Administration.
FSPS 325 Emergency Services Administration (3)
FSPS 331 Public Risk Analysis (3)
FSPS 426 Seminar: Contemporary Public Safety Issues (3)
FSPS 430 Seminar Major Incident Analysis (3)
Cooperative Education (see Career Information) may be substituted for a required free elective
Successful completion of a comprehensive examination.
The Fire Science and Public Safety Administration Program at Holy Family University is one of only 26 fire science and/or emergency services degree programs in the world that has received accreditation by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.