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Learning various disaster prevention theories and practices
Disaster safety system
Department of Fire & Disaster Prevention, a leading disaster prevention department

Overview of the department

  • Due to the radical changes of Knowledge and Information Society and development of national infrastructure and the improvement of national economic life, there is an urgent need for systematic education on fire fighting and disaster prevention technologies to protect people and property safely.
  • In the Department of Fire and Disaster Prevention, students acquire theoretical and professional knowledge in the field of fire and disaster prevention. In addition, it is a department that produces professional disaster prevention safety personnel and excellent firefighters who have the ability to prevent various disasters in industrial sites, as well as safety guidance management and inspection.
  • Due to special employment of firefighting officials, students can fulfill their national responsibilities as a general firefighting official or high-level firefighting officer. In addition, the employment rate is very high because students can enter the safety management department of fire-fighting companies or general companies.

Departmental Characteristics

Related Fields

Graduates of the Department of Fire & Disaster Prevention can work as experts in disasters and calamities. Depending on your aptitude, you can work as firefighting equipment industry engineer, firefighting equipment engineer, fire safety educator, disaster manager, crisis manager, youth safety instructor, etc. by obtaining national or private certifications. Due to recent safety accidents, safety experts are required in all fields. The demand for manpower required for safety management is expected to increase gradually. In particular, in terms of the specialization strategies of the Department of Fire and Disaster Prevention, students can apply for public officials in the fire and disaster prevention field (special recruitment and public recruitment of firefighting officials, fire-fighting executive candidate test), engineerin the fire and disaster prevention field (firefighting equipment design, construction, construction supervision), safety management experts (fire inspection, fire safety management, hazardous materials management, corporate firefighting disaster prevention research personnel, etc.), and compulsory fire fighting (corresponding to the compulsory police).

Career Introduction

Students from The Department of Fire and Disaster Prevention can be firefighting officials and public officials for disaster prevention and safety (special recruitment, public recruitment). Certificates include various types such asfirefighting engineer, firefighting facility manager, firefighting equipment industry engineer, firefighting equipment engineer, fire safety educator, disaster manager, crisis manager, youth safety instructors and etc.

Department of Fire and Disaster Prevention
  • Best Educational Curriculum for Fire and Disaster Prevention field in Korea
  • Simultaneous acquisition of other departments possible with double major requests
  • Affiliation system with master and doctoral programs of Graduate schools at home and abroad
  • Monthly special lectures given by the best fire and disaster prevention experts
  • Study groups for fire and disaster prevention-related certificates, graduate admissions(domestic or overseas), preparation class for public officials, practicum, etc.
  • Various educational programs both for beginners and experts
  • Rich human resources networks through Fire and Disaster Study Society and such
  • Special recruitment of firefighting officials from firefighting related departments and certificate acquisition chance
  • Cultivating customized fire and disaster prevention experts through subdivided curriculum
  • Sharing of lecture, campus, lecture rooms, library and such with Sejong University through credit exchange