Fire and Emergency Management Administration, Ph.D. - Online
Why study Fire and Emergency Management Administration online through OSU?
Oklahoma State University's Fire and Emergency Management Administration program is
one of the oldest programs in the nation. Students receive a superior academic experience
in preparing professionals for leadership positions in the critical service professions
of fire and rescue, emergency management, emergency medical services, law enforcement,
homeland security and related fields in both the public and private sectors.
Online learning through the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT)
provides a flexible alternative to traditional on-campus courses as a convenient way
to earn your degree whenever your career or other life commitments prevent you from
taking classes on campus in a traditional setting.
Regular semester classes are taught live using Zoom one night per week/per class.
Courses taught online are of identical quality and instruction as those taught in
traditional classrooms. CEAT Online Learning and the FEMP faculty are here to help our students succeed!
The PhD program in Fire and Emergency Management Administration is a 60 credit hour
blended program consisting of 15 hours of core courses, 12 hours of research tools,
18 hours of electives, and 15 hours of dissertation. An additional nine hours of
courses are required in either a fire service administration track or an emergency
management administration track.
The PhD in Fire and Emergency Management Administration program is a specialized degree
designed to provide an educational foundation for those who are currently serving
or aspire to serve as managers or administrators in the fire service, emergency management,
emergency medical services, law enforcement, or homeland security in the public, private,
or nonprofit sectors. This program prepares individuals for academic careers and
careers in research. Admission requirements are listed below.