The Executive Fire Officer (EFO) Program is the flagship program of the National Fire Academy (NFA). It provides senior fire officers with a broad perspective on various facets of fire and emergency medical services (EMS) administration. The courses and accompanying research examine how to exercise leadership when dealing with difficult or unique problems within communities.
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Recent changes to the EFO Program have resulted in an accelerated learning experience for students. By offering residential courses and blended online learning from home or work, the NFA shortened the program from four years to 24 months. The concentrated time frame allows for working senior fire officers to commit to the program.
Other changes to the EFO Program include:
Contact the NFA's John Carnegis at 301-447-1072 for more information on the EFO Program.