Fire Science Technology

Associate in Science

Fire Science Technology

Fire growth, fire spread and fire suppression

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Fire Science Technology offers students a sequence of courses designed to provide relevant technical knowledge needed to prepare for entry or advancement in the fire-service or in a related fire-protection field. Students have the option of earning the Fire Officer Supervisor (T.C.) while completing the degree.

Contact the Program Manager for more information about the Fire Science Cadet Academy (fall enrollment only).

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Fire prevention
  • Fire behavior and combustion
  • Private fire protection systems
  • Principles of emergency services
  • Legal issues in fire service
  • Fire chemistry
  • Hydraulics
  • Fire department administration

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Program Code: 2911

60 Credits

 Accelerated Program.
18-24 months to complete.

School of Business, Professional Studies and Public Safety
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.


(904) 646-2300

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Alternative ways to earn credit

You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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Degree Options

The Fire Officer Supervisor (T.C.) is included as an option within this degree program. This certificate can/will be earned during the pursuit of the degree program.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares graduates opportunities in community fire departments, government installations such as airports, as well as private fire-fighting companies.

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