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 FEMP faculty are here to help our students succeed!
The Fire and Emergency Management program is a 33 credit hour program that facilitates
professional networking among its students and with leaders in the field. The curriculum
is designed to provide students with the theoretical and substantive knowledge about
management structures and functions, analytical skills that enable the practical application
of theories, research skills that enable critical analysis of real-world problems,
and written communication skills necessary for effective management.
Graduates can demonstrate mastery of substantive theories in and knowledge of fire
and emergency management administration and of its application to practical problems
and issues in the field.
Graduates are able to conduct research and critically analyze problems in the fire
and emergency management fields.
Graduates can demonstrate effective written communication skills
Academic Common Market
Depending on where you live, you may qualify for in-state tuition through the Academic
The MS 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.
Any student having a Bachelor's degree with an overall 3.00 grade-point average (GPA)
may be admitted as a student in full standing. Those with less than an overall 3.00
GPA are considered on a probationary basis. Other requirements are listed below.
Students enrolled in the Fire and Emergency Management Administration master's program
will complete 33 credit hours during the course of their studies. Cost estimates below
are calculated based on 2022-2023 rates. Additional cost details and OSU’s tuition and fee estimator are available
on the Bursar website.
2022-2023 Estimated Cost
Total cost per credit hour
Total cost per 3-credit hour course
Total program cost based on 33 hours
* This is only an estimate of cost, based on currently approved 2022-2023 rates. Cost estimates do not include textbooks, exams, or course expenses, nor do they
factor in individual transfer credits or scholarship information. Cost will vary if
not enrolled in a fully online degree program. Active-duty military may qualify for resident tuition rate. Tuition and fees are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Full disclaimer