M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management

Prospective Students – Fire and Emergency Services

Curriculum Overview

Course Descriptions
 

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to the degree program?

The FES Program is designed as the junior and senior course work of a four-year degree. Transfer requirements include:

  • An Associate of Arts degree from a Florida public community or state college, or 60 transferable credits from a regionally accredited college or university (may require additional coursework to satisfy general education course requirements).
  • Meet foreign language proficiency with either 2 years of high school foreign language, or 8 -10 college credits (same language).
  • Have a minimum 2.3 cumulative GPA.

We recommend contacting the FES Advisor to review your qualifications prior to submitting an application, 352-273-1063.

What if I want to take a few courses, but am not ready to pursue a degree?

If you have not completed the requirements for admission to the degree program, or have short term or career advancement goals, or a need for quickly attainable specialty education, you can take courses to earn a certificate in FES Management, EMS Management, or Emergency Management as a certificate student.

Certificates

We recommend contacting the FES  Advisor to review your qualifications prior to submitting an application.

How and when do I apply?

  • For the bachelor’s degree program: complete a TRANSFER/READMISSION application. You will need to pay the application fee and have official transcript(s) sent to the Office of Admissions. The deadline to apply for Summer A/C semester is March 1; Fall is June 1; Spring is September 15. Contact the Office of Admissions if you have any questions about your application or submitting your transcripts, 352-392-1365.
  • For the certificate student: choose the CERTIFICATE application. You will need to pay the application fee and have official transcript(s) sent to the Office of Admissions.

Non-Degree Application

When filling out the non-degree application form, please select under College,
THE SCHOOL OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION – Fire Emergency Services