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Leading Department of Fire Service Administration that fosters specialists who are excellent atcrisis control and realizing the dream of firefighters

Department overview

  • The Department of Fire Service Administration mainly aims to nurture the specialist of safety management and firefighting policy to cope with various disasters. Students can learn interdisciplinary subjects in the Department of Fire Service Administration that combine various subjects such as public administration, firefighting organization and firefighting personnel management, firefighting policy and firefighting planning, fire science technology, and firefighting administration practice.
  • The firefighting administrator is required to have a wide range of knowledge in prevention, fire suppression, and safety management, to protect people and property from various disasters such as fire.
  • The Department of Fire Service Administration globalization and information in the 21st century by educating systematic and professional firefighting techniques, as well as firefighting organization operation, firefighting policy making, and planning.

Characteristics of the department

Dept. Fire and
Disaster Prevention &
Dept. Fire ServiceAdministration
  • Operating the best education course in Korea in the field of firefighting and disaster prevention
  • Students can receive the degree from other departments after graduation by applying for a double major.
  • Establishing a system linked with graduate school entrance for M.A. and Ph.D. degree acquisition at home and abroad.
  • Delivering special lectures every month by inviting fire prevention disaster specialists at home and abroad.
  • Operating a firefighting disaster prevention related certificate class, domestic and foreign graduate school entrance class, civil servant employment class, and practical course.
  • Opening various curricula for both non-major and specialists
  • Establishing rich networking through the firefighting and disaster prevention specialistmeeting.
  • Providing an opportunity of special fire-fighting officer employment and acquiring certificates.
  • Nurturing customized firefighting and disaster prevention specialists by offering the detailedcurriculum.
  • Taking classes at Sejong University by exchanging credits, and using the campus, library, and classroom all the year round.

Department of Fire Service Administration Characteristics

  • Nurturing the best fire service administration specialist.

    Nurturing the best fire service administration specialist by studying the developmental model of fire-fighting administration based on the reorganization of the independent fire department, specialized knowledge related to firefighting, and theories about firefighting administration and safety management. Also, opening the intensive special class to acquire various certificates such as firefighting engineer, firefighting facility manager, firefighting safety trainer, firefighting equipment engineer, so that students can be employed after graduation.

  • Students can receive the degree from other departments after graduation by applying for a double major.

    Department of Fire Service Administration, and other bachelor's degree students can apply for a bachelor's degree at the same time. In addition, students enrolled in Grade 1 can apply for double major after 35 credits (average GPA of 3.0 or higher) Average GPA of 3.0 or higher).

  • Establishing a system linked with graduate school entrance for M.A. and Ph.D. degree acquisition at home and abroad at the department level.

    Supporting entrance to the excellent graduate schools related to fire prevention and disaster prevention at home and abroad at the department level, and students are exempted from the entrance fee and 30% tuition fee reduction as a scholarship every semester, if students enter a master/doctoral program at Graduate School of Public Policy, Sejong University.

  • Inviting the best firefighting and disaster prevention specialist for special lectures, and supporting club activities actively and networking.

    Inviting domestic firefighting disaster specialists and firefighting industry CEO for special lectures once or twice a month, to provide the vivid and up-to-date practical information (only department in Korea); visiting advanced firefighting and disaster prevention industry at home and abroad and supporting various clubs (mounting climbing, camping, cycle) including Sejong Firefighting Hanmaum Club; and building a rich human network with students from diverse occupations.

  • Students can experience the academic atmosphere of offline university life at the same time, as students can taking classes at Sejong University by exchanging credits, and using the campus, library, classroom, auditorium, playground, and gymnasium.