Fire Science & Public Safety Administration - Curriculum


A student must earn 27 credits in Fire Science or Public Safety Administration from an 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.

Major Coursework

The Fire Science and Public Safety Administration program curriculum is designed to prepare students for leadership positions in the fire service and public safety fields by developing their knowledge, skills, and abilities in risk management, emergency-scene management, administration, communication, safety, public safety technology, and business technology.

Specialized course work will include:

  • Major Incident Analysis
  • Public Risk Analysis
  • Emergency Services Administration
  • Contemporary Public Safety Issues