Fire Office Supervisor

Lead the fight

The Fire Officer Supervisor Technical Certificate (T.C.) increases management skills for professionals employed as firefighters. The purpose of this certificate is to prepare students for employment in firefighting and prevention supervision to control and extinguish fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts. The program is also beneficial to professionals seeking career field enhancement.

A student must successfully complete the basic recruit program in firefighting to become certified, pursuant to Chapter 633, Florida Statutes.

This program does not complete the requirements to be eligible to sit for Bureau of Fire Standards and Training (BFST) certification exams. A student must contact the Bureau of Fire Standards and Training (BFST) for additional requirements.

Program Code: 6455

12 Credits

School of Business, Professional Studies and Public Safety
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is not available.

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

This certificate articulates directly into the A.S. in Fire Science Technology degree. Students may pursue one or more certificates to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field, or pursue the A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree.

Career Opportunities

Fire office supervisors or Firefighting and Prevention Supervisors directly supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in fire fighting and fire prevention and control (Bureau of Labor Statistics). 

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