Offering specialized accreditation for  fire and emergency  related degree programs at post-secondary higher education institutions and public fire service certifying entities.

  • 2020 Fall Meeting
    To be announced

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  • The International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) is a not-for-profit, peer-driven, self-governing system of both fire
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  • The Certificate Assembly is one of two assemblies in the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress providing
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  • CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation The IFSAC Degree Assembly accredits fire and emergency related degree programs
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  • IFSAC Events
  • COVID-19 Update
  • Programs on Notice

IFSAC Meetings

2020 Spring Meeting
2020 Fall Meeting
To be announced
Holiday Closings
The IFSAC Administration office will be closed on the following dates for upcoming holidays:
July 3, 2020 Independence Day (U.S. Holiday)

June 1, 2020

As IFSAC Administration works together with the Council of Governors (COG), Certificate Assembly Board of Governors (CABOG), and Degree Assembly Board of Governors (DABOG) to innovate how we move the organization forward while adhering to the guidance of health officials during the pandemic, the following updates are provided to keep you informed.

IFSAC Administration

As of June 1, 2020, IFSAC Administration has shifted from working remotely to working full-time back in the office.

Accreditation Site Visits

All site visits for certifying entities and degree programs through June 30, 2020, have been postponed until Fall 2020. IFSAC Administration will be working directly with each entity and program on the rescheduling process. All site visits after July 1, 2020, will be scheduled with consideration of current COVID-19 precautions and restrictions on a case-by-case basis.

IFSAC 2020 Spring Meeting

The IFSAC 2020 Spring Meeting in Frankfurt, Germany has been canceled. All agenda items will be moved to the 2020 Fall Meeting scheduled for October 21 - 24, 2020, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Registration for the 2020 Fall Meeting will begin in August.


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Degree Assembly Programs on Accredited Notice

Per the Degree Assembly Annual Status Policy, effective April 13, 2018, the following accredited programs currently have the status of Accredited on Notice as of July 1, 2020. For a full description of the policy, please click here.

Helena College University of Montana