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Posted Nov 9, 2019

We are now accepting applications for our Spring Fire Academy. 12 S.H + ProBoard FF 1 certification. See your adviser today.


Posted August 30, 2019

We Now Have A masters Program!

The M.A. in Public safety Administration has been approved. It features 2 trcks, one in LEJA and one in Fire Admin. This program is eligible for intgrated  study. ( B.S. in fire studies &  masters in PSA in 5 years)  EFO grads, your applied research papers can be leveraged into college credit!   If interested in post grad study please contact either Jill Myers or todd Lough in the LEJA office... 309 - 298 - 1038

Posted August 29

Intersted in our Spring fire Accademy? Contact Prof. Swanson or Walker

Posted Oct 20

We want to make you aware of a scholarship for Illinois firefighters working (or volunteering) at a fire station that is a member of the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts.  The scholarship is available for Fall application.  The firefighter must be currently enrolled in fire related coursework and must have completed a fire related course Spring or Summer 2019. 


If your legal residence is in Illinois, and you are a firefighter (volunteer, paid on call, full time, etc.) who is employed at a fire department that is a member of the Illinois Association of Fire Protection Districts, you may be eligible for an award.

You are encouraged to review the attached scholarship criteria and submit the attached application by November 30th, if you feel you meet the criteria.  

If you have any questions, feel free to contact:


Jennifer Tibbitts

Assistant Director, Bachelor of

Arts in General Studies Degree Program





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