- In the lower-division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in fire science, economics, sociology, management, or business (7/14).
American Council on Education (ACE)
- This course curriculum is developed and maintained by the National Fire Academy and is delivered in compliance with the standards of the National Fire Academy off-campus program. Courses are registered and approved through the Missouri Division of Fire Safety as the NFA State Training Partner. Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a National Fire Academy certificate of completion.
U.S. National Fire Academy (NFA)
This course will focus on the four major areas having an impact on the future of the fire service. Economic, social, political, and technological influences on the world, nation, and community in which the fire service operates will be identified and their impacts on the fire service will be discussed. The participants will identify the specific impacts, both for them personally and for their own organization. Finally, the participants will discuss and then practice strategies for managing the changes brought about by those influences.