Fire Administration

First FIAD Graduates!

The first cohort of the Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration (FIAD) degree at Bowling Green State University graduated May 10, 2014.   Read more.

100 % Online Degree Completion in Fire Administration

Advance your career. Be ready for your future.

The Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration (FIAD) program prepares graduates to handle the challenges facing chief officers. From leadership and communication to public administration, data analysis, employment law, finance, and technology, you will develop a platform of knowledge and skills to build a solid foundation for success.


Ann Light
Director of Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration & State Fire School



• Regionally accredited public institution
• Transfer credit for prior coursework and approved certifications
• No residency requirement
• No scheduled online meeting times
• Personalized, one-on-one advising
• Cohort-based program
• Peer support from classmates who are experienced, professional, and motivated
• Classes led by highly respected and experienced faculty
• BGSU has been the home of State Fire School  since 1974.