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The Fire Protection & Safety Technology program trains and educates competent leaders in fire protection, prevention, and administration, with coursework for individuals presently working in a fire-science occupation, or those seeking employment in this field.
This program prepares graduates for a variety of careers, including city, town and state firefighting; military and airport first-responder positions; departmental or regional positions; fire investigation; and emergency medical services, where firefighters and medical technicians work closely together. There are also opportunities within the business and industrial areas, such as: hazardous materials, fire insurance-claim investigation, hospital fire safety, fire prevention inspection, and work with the National Fire Protection Association in fire investigation, as well as establishing and publishing standards.
Please be advised that the curriculum for this program will be revised effective in the Fall 2020 semester.
Upon the successful completion of requirements of this program, the degree of Associate in Science in Fire Protection and Safety Technology will be awarded.