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 Public Administration - Fire Administration
SchoolLiberty University
LocationLynchburg, VA, United States
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 14,000
Full-time Graduate: 1,000
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites Notes
DescriptionIn an emergency, leaders need to know how decisions in strategic meetings affect workers in the field. Fire administration leadership requires these skills in order to help firefighters save lives and help operations continue smoothly. If you want to enhance your career and pursue positions of greater responsibility in your fire emergency services organization, then Liberty’s Master of Public Administration – Fire Administration can give you the skills you need. In the field of fire administration, there is a growing need for leaders to hold advanced degrees because the requirements of the field continue to become more complex. Fire administration executives need to have technical experience in fire department management and higher-order strategic and administrative skills such as handling budgets, equipment, and personal issues. Liberty’s MPA in Fire Administration is designed to give prospective executive fire officers the tools to be ethical leaders in fire and emergency services, good stewards of public resources, and effective providers of fire and emergency medical services.

Through Liberty’s master’s in public administration online program, you will also gain expertise in the fundamentals of government leadership. Our professors will engage you with useful topics like community economic development and the art of public policy analysis. Subjects like these will enable you to develop your own approach to local community needs and navigate important political discussions while helping your organization adjust to new policies. These skills can help you be an effective and ethical fire administration executive.
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