B.S. in Public Administration
Earn a Public Administration Degree Built Just for You
Reach Your Career Goals with Point Park University’s Fire Service Administration Degree
Move off the front lines and scale the ladder of your career with Point Park University’s online public administration bachelor’s degree with a fire service administration concentration. The fully online Bachelor of Science in Public Administration — Fire Service Administration degree offers fire service professionals the skills and tools needed to move beyond entry-level positions and become leaders in fire service.
Point Park's affordable, flexible online degree is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals with convenient course formats and skills taught by professionals with deep experience. When you earn your online public administration degree at Point Park, you’ll receive a quality education designed to help you succeed.
Fully Online Fire Service Curriculum Overview
At Point Park University, theory meets reality in a curriculum designed by fire service professionals for fire service professionals. Professors for our online public administration degree program have years of real-world experience that they bring to the classroom so you can increase your knowledge of fire service techniques and understand modern public administration. Courses in the online public administration bachelor’s degree program focus on relevant topics including fire research, risk reduction and prevention management. Our partnership with the National Fire Academy also allows students to pursue unique opportunities in certification.
Transform your experience into college credit towards your Online Public Administration Degree
Point Park University offers robust Prior Learning Assessment and Advanced Standing/Experiential Learning Credit opportunities. Students can transfer credits from qualifying experiences including other college institutions, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST exams) or UEXCEL exams, Advanced Placement (AP) credit and experiential learning assessment portfolio submissions.
Please note that experiential learning credits are not considered current coursework for financial aid, and they do not fulfill any of the minimum 30 credits that must be completed at Point Park University to graduate. In addition, experiential learning credits through portfolio submissions are capped at 18 credits.
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|Program Length:||2-4 years|
|Course Length:||8 Weeks|
|Cost Per Credit:||$495|
|Transfer Credits Accepted:||Up to 90|
Tell me more about Point Park University’s Online Bachelor’s in Public Administration Fire Service Administration
Point Park Online invites you to enjoy this humble interview with Public Administration Program Director and Associate Professor Robert Skertich, Ph.D.
Discover how an online Fire Service Degree can transform your career
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median wage for fire services managers was $52,500 annually in 2020. By pursuing further education, you gain the credential needed to be considered for a number of careers, including:
"I am a happier, smarter, and highly motivated individual thanks to Point Park, its professors, staff, and students."
Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
- Fire Service Administration Concentration