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  • Learn by participating in hands-on training in our HERO Center that covers health and wellness principles, building construction, fire behavior, fire certification courses and more.
  • Network and gain professional experience by joining the Fire Student Organization. Participate in fundraisers, visit fire museums, and attend state and national conferences and seminars.
  • Prove your capability to future employers by practicing the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) certification as part of the program.
  • Embark on an exciting career in the fire service industry. Become a career or volunteer firefighter, or work in fire prevention, code enforcement, installation, inspection and more.
  • Continue your education and apply your technical diploma credits toward a Paramedic Technician associate degree.
Program Credits
HERO Center
Financial Aid Eligible
Tuition & Fees: $4,626
Books and Supplies: $1,741
Start Dates
Spring, Fall
Salary Outlook
Career Opportunities:
Firefighter (including Volunteer), Firefighter/EMT

Fire Science Career Pathway

Career Pathways are designed to help you reach your educational goals and explore college and career options. Pathways are made up of related certificates, diplomas and degrees that build on common skills and knowledge. You can begin at any point on the Career Pathway and customize your pathway to fit your goals. View the pathway for your area of interest.