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Fast Facts for Fire Fighters in Michigan

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Muskegon, Battle Creek and Niles
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Flint, Saginaw and Holland
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Warren, Detroit and Grand Rapids

Salaries for Fire Fighters in Michigan

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Ann Arbor, Detroit and Grand Rapids

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  • Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration
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  • Certificate in Emergency Preparedness

Founded in 1887, Benedictine University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students. Benedictine is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (NCA).

Benedictine University provides a values-centered Liberal Arts education. Today, Benedictine enrolls nearly 10,000 students from all 50 states in the US and over 17 countries.

Why Benedictine University Online?

  • Over 130 year legacy of academic excellence
  • Ranked among America's Top Colleges by "Forbes" Magazine
  • 91% of current students report they are satisfied or very satisfied with their learning experience
Programs
  • M.S. in Leadership: Disaster Preparedness & Executive Fire Leadership
  • Which career path will you take – Business, Nursing, Education, Psychology? Something else? GCU offers more than 100 majors to get you started!
  • Colangelo College of Business: Features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.
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  • Master of Science in Critical Incident Management
  • Master of Science Criminal Justice Critical Incident Mgt
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 82% of all full-time faculty have a terminal degree in their field.
  • With 1367 total faculty members, the student-to-teacher ratio is 15:1.
  • Currently the 3rd largest Catholic University in the United States, with 16,000 enrolled students and more than 76,000 alumni across the world. 
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
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      • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
      • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
      • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
      • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
      • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
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        • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News and World Report in 2015.
        • Founded in 1890, it has a campus in Waterbury, CT and offers online degree program in eight-week modules, six times a year.
        • About 800 students are enrolled at the main campus, and about half of them commute.
        • Online courses help make it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 24 months and a master’s degree in 12-18 months.
        Programs
          • The Online Criminal Justice Master's at Saint Joseph's University stresses theory and research, administration, and managing effective change within the criminal justice system
          • The 30-credit curriculum includes core courses in Research Methods and Analysis, Criminology Theory, Ethics and Criminal Justice, and Professional Writing for Law Enforcement
          • Students can personalize their degree through several concentration options, including Behavior Management
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            • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
            • Has students attend one class at a time to ensure easy access to faculty and a more hands-on education.
            • Its main campus is located in Fort Lauderdale, with campuses located throughout the State of Florida and internationally. 
            • Provides a Department of Student Services and Resources that assists students with résumé preparation, interviewing skills coaching, mock interviewing, professional development workshops, and more.
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              • Advance your career with Regis University College for Professional Studies.

              More Michigan Fire Fighting Schools

              2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

              School Name
              Campus
              Highest Award
              Enrolled
              University Center
              Associate
              10,406
              Kalamazoo
              Associate
              11,113
              Benton Harbor
              Associate
              3,740
              Sault Ste Marie
              Masters
              2,819
              Lansing
              Associate
              19,465
              Warren
              Associate
              22,081
              Livonia
              Doctorate
              4,019
              Harrison
              Associate
              3,918
              Muskegon
              Associate
              4,711
              Bloomfield Hills
              Associate
              24,532
              Livonia
              Associate
              12,148
              Adrian
              Masters
              2,161
              Port Huron
              Associate
              4,270

              Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Fire Fighters

              The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Michigan. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

              Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
              Fire Fighters

              Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Fire Fighters relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

              2017 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

              Metro Area
              Jobs
              Annual Median Salary
              Battle Creek130$43,020
              Ann Arbor160$56,540
              Bay CityN/A$50,540
              Jackson40$41,770
              Detroit-Warren-Dearborn2470$48,740
              Flint330$41,180
              Grand Rapids-Wyoming580$46,620
              SaginawN/A$46,790
              Lansing-East Lansing350$39,710
              Monroe70$54,430
              Muskegon160$40,650
              Niles-Benton Harbor90$42,020

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