find the online degree program that works for you

Fire and Emergency Leadership Certificate (UW Oshkosh)

Interdisciplinary Studies

If you don't have an associate degree or aren't interested in the bachelor's degree program, UW Oshkosh offers a Leadership Certificate in Fire and Emergency Response Management. This 18-credit certificate is open to all fire and emergency management personnel, and all courses are offered online. This certificate serves individuals seeking management and administrative knowledge in order to improve their leadership skills within the fire and emergency management service. The courses are offered online.

Certificate courses include:

  • Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Emergency Planning
  • Mentoring
  • Personnel Administration

The certificate is designed to benefit chiefs, assistant chiefs, captains, lieutenants, firefighters, paramedics, fire instructors and fire inspectors.

Total credits required for completion: 18

Admission Requirements

Applying to the Center for New Learning is different than applying for college when you graduate from high school. So, if you've misplaced your ACT scores or you've missed the regular University of Wisconsin Oshkosh application deadlines-don't worry!

Send the following items to:
Admissions Office
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
P.O. Box 2423
Oshkosh, WI 54903-2423

  • $44 check payable to University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (Please note: You do not need to send this fee if your last school attended was a University of Wisconsin System two-year college OR if you previously attended University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and have not attended another college/university since you left.)
  • Official transcripts from each college/university you previously attended. If you previously attended the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, send official transcripts from any other colleges/universities you attended. (Please note: You may need to send a written request and/or payment of a fee before a college or university will mail your official transcripts.)
  • If you earned fewer than 30 college credits: High school/GED official transcript and records.

Once accepted, you will receive an official acceptance letter from the Center for New Learning. You are encouraged to meet with your advisor for an orientation session to help answer any questions you may have you're your college career.

Certificate-Granting Institution

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

For more program information: