Fire Science Technology (AAS)

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) is designed for individuals interested in a career or advancement in fire service.  The purpose of this program is to prepare competent entry-level firefighters and provide access to education for current fire service personnel advancement within the fire service profession.  The courses follow the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum.  The course content is designed to meet the National Fire Protection Association's 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications.

This degree does not guarantee employment or promotion but will prepare the student to increase their chances of being hired or promoted.  Students may be placed in a physically demanding environment designed to introduce the student to job tasks and skills required to operate in the fire and emergency services.