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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

  • he majors of the Department of Fire Service Administration aims to cultivate experts in the field of safety management and firefighting policy in preparation for various disasters and calamities. The Department of Fire Service Administration is a comprehensive academic discipline that combines various disciplines such as Public Administration, Fire Organization and Fire Personnel Theory, Fire Policy and Fire Planning, Fire Science, and Fire Administration Practice.
  • The Department of Fire Service Administration equips students with wide range of knowledge including that on prevention and suppression of fire, in order to protect people and property from various disasters such as fire.
  • The Department of Fire Service Administration aims to cultivate excellent firefighting technology and administrative manpower equipped with academic theory and practical knowledge necessary for the globalization and information age of the 21st century through the operation of firefighting organizations, decision-making and planning of firefighting policies, and systematic and professional education of firefighting technology.

Departmental Characteristics

Related Fields

Students graduating from the Department of Fire Service Administration can play a pivotal role in the field of safety management through examination of public officials in the field of firefighting disasters, and then through decision-making and planning of firefighting policies, execution and evaluation, and various management. Students can take charge of disaster management, safety management, planning, and safety evaluation of construction sites, and cause analysis and establishment of countermeasures. Through these, they can make recommendations for improvement to related organizations, or evaluate and inspect safety facilities. Or, students can be in charge of safety management planning and evaluation tasks in enterprises. Also, they can enter research institutes or graduate schools to conduct in-depth research on safety management work.

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 Service Administration
  • 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