Firefighters are among the most vital workers in our community, sacrificing their time and energy to keep people safe. Their basic duties are to prevent and respond to dangerous fires. Firefighters require expert training to perform tasks such as connecting hoses and pumps, rescuing and treating injured people, and educating the public about fire safety. This program prepares students to take on these responsibilities and more through classroom instruction and hands-on training exercises. The coursework covers foundational topics such as fire prevention, fire protection systems and hazardous materials. The courses in this program are also applicable to the A.A.S. Fire Science Technology degree program. Our graduates find work as firefighters, fire inspectors, fire investigators and other fire service positions.
The Fire Science Program is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC).