Fire Science Technology - A.A.S. Degree

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Program Information

This program is designed to serve the career and volunteer fire fighter, industrial fire protection personnel, fire protection specialist or the recent high school graduate who has an interest in fire service. The program will be offered primarily in the evening for part-time students. Upon completion of the program, students will have attained the skills and knowledge to perform their current duties more effectively and to prepare them for greater levels of responsibility within the fire service system.

Upon completion of this program, graduates will be able to:

  • Be prepared with a scientific understanding of fire hazards and their control with emphasis on effective operating procedures at fires and other emergencies.
  • Demonstrate the skills necessary to incorporate the theory and applications to become a credentialed professional in the fire service.

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