Fire Protection Technician

Fire Protection Technician WTCS

The constant changes and growing complexities of modern living and the environment are creating a demand for college-trained people in the fire-service field. Opportunities for graduates exist with municipal fire departments, insurance and government agencies, and in the field of industrial safety. This program of study is designed to meet the needs of personnel currently employed in fire service positions and those desiring preparation for employment. Classes should be taken in the sequence listed.

Shared programs give students access to career majors that might not otherwise be available at their local college. Where these career fields are in high demand, two or more colleges may agree to share program components at the individual colleges. Because the colleges are collaborating, students may need to attend certain classes at another college to fulfill the program requirements. For more information please contact one of the colleges listed.

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Fire Protection Technician
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Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Associate Degree

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  • Program is part of a stackable pathway at this college. Click icon for career pathways rep.
  • Program transfers from this college to other institutions.* Click icon for college transfer info.
  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
*It is strongly recommended you secure the agreement with the institution you intend to transfer to.

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