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Fire Science Technology

Program Description:  The Fire Science Technology program responds to the needs of fire departments to provide critical educational opportunities to employees who either strive for advancement or have assumed greater roles and responsibilities.  This program provides the knowledge, skill and attitudes necessary for the student to successfully lead and supervise fire and rescue personnel in both emergency and non-emergency settings.  This is  a college level program designed to assist the student in developing advanced skills in written communication, understanding the human reactions to disaster/emergency situations, and enhance the student’s mathematical and science background.  High school diploma or GED is not required upon admittance, but must be obtained upon 50% completion of coursework. 

Employment Opportunities:  This program provides education in leadership and theoretical and skill enhancement to firefighting professionals already trained and working in the profession.