With a degree in Fire and Emergency Response Management, you’ll be able to truly take your career to the next level! There are many career advancement opportunities in both the fire and emergency response fields:

Fire Response Services

  • Firefighter
  • Captain
  • Lieutenant
  • Chief
  • Instructor
  • Fire inspector
  • Fire investigator
  • Arson Investigator

Emergency Response Services

  • Paramedic
  • Instructor
  • Director of emergency management
  • Director of emergency medical services
  • Employee of FEMA or Homeland Security
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The UW Oshkosh FERM program is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The program is also accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), which is a nonprofit system of fire service certification programs and higher education fire-related degree programs.

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More Information

Download the FERM Program Guide.


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Katherine Chase-Carstens
FERM Pre-Advisor

(800) 633-1442