AN ACT TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS TO ESTABLISH A FIRE SERVICE ADMINISTRATION DEGREE PROGRAM AT WINSTON-SALEM STATE UNIVERSITY.
Requires the UNC Board of Governors, beginning in the 2023-24 academic year, to establish a new, four-year bachelor of science academic program in fire service administration at Winston-Salem State University. Requires the program to address the business and technical components of fire service protection as an administrator. Requires an in-service internship requirement and the necessary educational components for certification as a firefighter and credentialing as an emergency medical technician.
Appropriates $1 million from the General Fund to the UNC Board of Governors for 2022-23 to establish the degree program.
Effective July 1, 2022.