About the Degree Assembly

CHEA Recognized Scope of Accreditation

The IFSAC Degree Assembly accredits fire and emergency related degree programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and master levels offered by colleges and universities in the United States and throughout the world.

About IFSAC Degree Assembly Accreditation

The IFSAC Degree Assembly is one of two assemblies in the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress providing specialized accreditation in the fire service profession.

An IFSAC accredited degree program indicates that course offerings, institutional support, and qualified faculty are working together in completing their educational mission. Accreditation is granted only after a review by a panel consisting of representatives from other member institutions.

Mission Statement

To plan and administer a high quality, uniformly delivered accreditation system with an international scope for postsecondary degree programs relating to fire protection.

Functions of the Degree Assembly