Part-Time A.S.

If you are looking to further your fire science career, our A.S. in Fire Science Technology is the right step for you. 
This Associate in Fire Science Technology degree is a part-time program that is only offered to currently certified Firefighters looking to further their career and education. Through online classes, this program is designed to work with your busy schedules.
This program is designed to prepare students to demonstrate the following program outcomes:
  1. Communicate effectively fire science-related data, reports, projects, and case studies through oral presentations, written reports, or demonstrations.
  2. Identify the components of building construction that relate to the fire service.
  3. Identify the history, philosophy, and management of the fire service, fire prevention, fire investigation, fire codes, and fire and life safety education.
  4. Demonstrate the theories and principles of water in fire protection and extinguishment and apply hydraulic principles to calculate water flow rates and supply needs.
  5. Demonstrate the theories and fundamentals of how and why fires start, spread, and how they are controlled.
Further your education and career options with a
Bachelor of Science degree.
Our Associates in Fire Science Technology provides a strong foundation for the following B.S. degree program.
After graduation, obtaining a certification and/or joining an association can be one of the most important steps that you can make in your career development. These steps can provide everything from career advancement to industry recognition.
Below are a few of the industry-specific certifications and associations that can help you develop your career.
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Dr. Alfred H. Williams V
Associate Professor, Department Chair