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Fire Protection Technology

Since you were a little kid you have wanted to be a fire captain, so the place to start is a degree in Fire Protection Technology. This two-year degree will prepare you for wide-ranging employment or advancement within the fire service.

The fire protection program is designed to meet the increasing demands placed on fire service personnel. This two-year associate’s degree serves to prepare the student for employment or advancement within the fire service. Fire protection technology is wide-ranging. It involves the study of many areas, such as; building construction, health/wellness and safety, fire department management, supervision, budgeting, emergency management, legal issues, fire investigation, hazardous materials, inspections and codes, fire prevention, and strategies and tactics.

Curriculum Information

Fire Protection Technology, A.A.S. (A55240)

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