In a list recently published by Bachelors Degree Center, East Georgia State College ranked number one in affordable Fire Science Degree Bachelor Programs for 2019. The list, published each year, helps prospective bachelor degree students find the best educational program most suited to their financial, educational and personal situation.
EGSC’s Fire and Emergency Services Administration program offers both an associate and bachelor degree track. The bachelor degree track is completely online and offers challenging coursework in fire and emergency services administration, leadership, budgeting, ethics and professional development to prepare students for a leadership role in the administration and management of an emergency services organization. The online environment of this degree allows working emergency services professionals to earn their degree and meet the complex schedule demands of emergency services and aspiring public management professionals.
The bachelors program, which began in Spring of 2016, follows the design set forth by the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum created by the National Fire Academy. Both the Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Fire and Emergency Services Administration follow the career pathway that is part of the Professional Development ladder designed by FESHE. These degrees will create a career pathway for firefighters, emergency services personnel and other interested in public affairs management. The Bachelor of Arts in FESA degree from EGSC is also accepted by the National Fire Academy for the Executive Fire Officer or Managing Officer programs, so students can go even further after completing their degree program.
“I am proud to b a part of this successful program,” said Beverley Walker, Director of the FESA program at EGSC. “Our students work hard and are receiving the benefits of great instructors, progressive curricula, and a forum for developing critical thinking, decision making and leadership skills and abilities. The program's impact is already being felt in the emergency services organizations of our graduates.”
To learn more about EGSC’s Fire and Emergency Services Administration programs, visit www.ega.edu/fesa. To see the complete list of fire science degrees from Bachelor Degree Center, visit https://www.bachelorsdegreecenter.org/affordable-fire-science-degree/.