Fire & Rescue Technology

If you are wanting to start a career in emergency services or currently work in the field and would like to upgrade your skills, the Fire and Rescue Science Technology Program is for you. The program includes courses in fire prevention and suppression, technical rescue, emergency medical care, leadership and more.

The program does not require experience in emergency services. The degree, certificate and diploma programs will allow you to get a job in emergency service fields or if you are already a firefighter, help you in attaining a promotion.

If you are interested in the Associate Degree program, you will complete approximately 18 credit hours of general education coursework and 46 credit hours of fire/rescue/EMS classes. If you have prior firefighting experience, you may be able to bypass many of the classes by taking the Firefighter 1 and 2 IFSAC accredited certification testing.

  • Associate in Applied Science (AAS):
    • Fire/Rescue Science Technology
    • 64 65 credit hours
  • Fire & Rescue Diploma
    • 52-55 Credit Hours
  • Fire & Rescue Certificates

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