Fire Science

The Fire Science program trains basic fire behaviors, techniques used to control structural and related fire emergencies and life safety practices. This program will provide an overview to fire protection; career opportunities in fire protection and related fields; philosophy and history of fire protection/service, fire loss analysis; organization and function of public and private fire protection/services; fire departments as a part of local government; laws and regulations affecting the fire service; and fire service terms and vocabulary.

Program Name: 
Fire Science
Program Number: 
30-531-8
Type of Degree/Diploma: 
Short-Term
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  • Program can be completed entirely online at this college.
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