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Business Administration – Career Pathway in Fire Service Administration: Associate in Applied Science


Move up the ladder.

Advance your current career as a fire fighter with administration and management skills.

Program Description


The Business Administration associate degree pathway in Fire Service Administration is a special management program designed specifically for individuals who are currently working as a paid or volunteer fire fighter. Students in this program have the same opportunities as general management students including simulations, research projects, and the development of problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills.

A total of at least 15 semester credits must be taken from a national or South Carolina Fire Academy Open-Learning Program College.

Accreditation & Accolades


Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

Quick Facts


Quick Fact 1
The 66-credit-hour program can be completed in as little as four semesters.
Quick Fact 2
This special management program is designed specifically for current fire fighters.
Quick Fact 3
Receive hands-on training through simulations and research projects.

What People Are Saying


“I knew education would give me more opportunity to move up in my career field.”

Reece Bertholf Beaufort - Port Royal Fire Chief, TCL Graduate

FAQs & Additional Information

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What does this program cost?*

Tuition: 66 credits x $190 per credit = $12,540.

Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

*Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.

Program Dean


Michael Ricks

Dean/Public & Human Services Technology

mricks@tcl.edu

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