Credential Earned: Occupational Associate Degree
A degree in Fire Science prepares students to save lives and make a difference in this exciting field. In this program, the student will practice the fundamentals of the fire service profession as it relates to fire department organization, command, control and communications. The student also develops entry-level knowledge as it relates to alarm systems, fire behavior, fire appliances, fire prevention, arson techniques, emergency medical operations and managing an emergency scene. In addition to classroom and lab activities, students may participate in "Fitness Fridays from 1:00-3:00pm where physical fitness training prepares them to complete the physical requirements necessary to apply to a fire academy.
Graduates are prepared for entry level career opportunities in forestry, insurance, state, county, and local government along with local public fire departments.
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