Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City

Frequently Asked Questions

...about the Bachelor of Technology degree in Emergency Responder Administration (BT-ERA)


Q: Which degrees articulate into the BT-ERA degree program?


A: Applicants to the BT/ERA degree program must have a completed associate of applied science degree in one of the following areas:

  • Fire Science
  • Municipal Fire Protection
  • Police Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Paramedic
  • Emergency Management

*Final admission approval decided after a formal transcript evaluation is complete.


Q: What are the admission requirements for the program?


A: Click here for admissions requirements.


Q: Will the classes be offered at convenient times?


A: BT/ERA coursework is currently 100 percent online in order to accommodate the various shift schedules of public safety professionals.


Q: What does the curriculum of the BT-ERA look like?


A: The BT-ERA program is designed to provide the public safety professional with a comprehensive foundation of management, leadership, research, and practical experience. Students will develop the necessary knowledge and skill to effectively solve complex issues in the workplace and during critical emergency events. The BT-ERA curriculum provides a foundation for the public safety professional to advance into a leadership position. The degree sheet is located on the main program page at http://www.osuokc.edu/era/


Q: Is there financial aid and scholarships available?


A: Yes. Financial Aid and Scholarships will be awarded to qualified students. For more information, contact Bessie Carter, OSU-OKC Director of Financial Aid at (405) 945-8646. You may also visit the OSU –OKC Financial Aid web site at http://www.osuokc.edu/financialaid


Q: Who do I contact for more information?


A: Please contact Lynn Wojcik at lwojcik@osuokc.edu or at 405-945-6738.


Contact us:



Lynn Wojcik
Department Head
(405) 945-6738



Maribeth Dawson
Academic Advisor
(405) 945-3248

International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
OSU-OKC's Bachelor of Technology in Emergency Responder Administration Program is accredited by the Degree Assembly of the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress.

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