All FERM courses provide learning opportunities for individuals who wish to advance in their current career or a related field. Students will gain knowledge in:

  • Personnel management
  • Conflict resolution
  • Writing and communication
  • Data gathering and analysis
  • Administrative law
  • Management and budgeting
  • Leadership

After graduating from the Leadership and Organizational Studies program, Center for New Learning students can be proud to say that they have built skills in team communication, professional leadership and innovative problem-solving.

Courses and descriptions are currently up to date, but are subject to change. Call the Center for New Learning at (920) 424-0235 or (800) INFO-UWO for more information.

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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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Download the FERM Program Guide.


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Katherine Chase-Carstens
FERM Pre-Advisor

(800) 633-1442