What is the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) Program?

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Working with coordinators of two- and four-year academic fire and emergency medical services (EMS) degree programs, the U. S. Fire Administration’s National Fire Academy (NFA) has established the FESHE network of emergency services-related education and training providers. The FESHE mission is to:

Establish an organization of post-secondary institutions to promote higher education and to enhance the recognition of the fire and emergency services as profession to reduce loss of life and property from fire and other hazards.

To accomplish this mission, NFA convenes annual:

Through these conferences and meetings, FESHE members have made remarkable strides in developing the:

How these activities are tied together is detailed in FESHE’s Strategic Direction.

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    An organization of post-secondary institutions promoting higher education and enhancing the recognition of fire and emergency services as a profession.