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

  • 2018 Fall Meeting
    November 2 and 3, 2018
    St. Charles, Missouri, USA

  • As of October 2014, more than two million certificate seals have been distributed to accredited members and of those nearly 1.4 million have been registered as issued with fire service certifications.


  • As of October 2014, the IFSAC Certificate Assembly has accredited 59 certifying entities in the United States, Canada, Egypt, Germany, Qatar, South Africa, Oman, and Saudi Arabia.


  • As of October 2014, the IFSAC Degree Assembly has accredited 30 fire-related degree programs at 25 higher-education institutions in the United States and Saudi Arabia.

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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 Meetings

2018 Fall Meetings
November 2 - 3, 2018*
St.Charles/St. Louis, Missouri, USA 
*Committee meetings may be scheduled for evening of November 1.
2019 Spring Meetings and Training
April 3 - 6, 2019
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Degree Assembly Programs on Accredited Notice

Per the newly created 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, 2018. For a full description of the policy, please click here.

Des Moines Area Community College
Johnson County Community College
Lake Superior State University