Certificate of Completion in Fire Service Management

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Below is a list of courses that make up this certificate. It is recommended that you meet with an academic advisor before registering for classes.

Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Behavioral Science and Human Services

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Fire Service Management can be used by professional firefighters for promotional opportunities within the Fire Services. The program provides courses for experienced professional firefighters who desire to learn advanced fireground tactics and strategy, building construction, practical incident command, supervisory training of personnel, public administration, basic finance, and human resource management. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Fire Service Management is also available.


Details icon Important information you’ll need when applying for admission:

Field of Interest
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Academic Plan
Fire Service Management (CER)
Academic Plan Code
Total Credits Required
Effective Term
Fall 2024

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

This program replaces: CCL/5514 Fire Service Professional is no longer offered after guided pathways.

Admission Criteria

Permission of the Program Director.

What You’ll Learn

This certificate will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Demonstrate management principles as they pertain to evaluation, supervision, discipline, delegation, and assignments.
  2. Manage a variety of emergency incidents based on standard procedures.
  3. Evaluate human resource practices including recruitment and selection, evaluation, compensation, supervision, and discipline of fire service personnel.
  4. Analyze the methods of providing for firefighter safety in a variety of incidents.
  5. Describe ways to improve customer satisfaction through diversity, equity and inclusion.

Program Prerequisites

Program prerequisites
Course #Course TitleCredits
Permission of the Program Director.

Required Courses

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
FSC113Introduction to Fire Suppression3
FSC119Introduction Fire Service Ethics3
FSC167Fire Captain Academy6
FSC202Supervisory Training for Firefighters3
FSC204Firefighting Tactics and Strategy3
FSC208Firefighter Safety and Building Construction3
FSC214Human Resource Management in Fire Service3
FSC215Customer Service in the Public Sector3

Meet with an Advisor

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out a program and career path that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.


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View MCCCD’s official curriculum documentation for additional details regarding the requirements of this award (https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm11?id=181462).

Full Award Details

First Term
2024 Fall
Final Term
Total Credits
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