Public Service Technology - Fire Science Technology
Associate in Applied Science Degree
Christanna Campus & John H. Daniel Campus
67-68 Credit Hours
The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program in Fire Science Technology (FST) is designed to provide a broad-based knowledge of current and future advances in the Fire Science Technology field. It will prepare students for an exciting position in the fire protection field as a volunteer or career member, while enhancing career hiring and advancement opportunities for existing career personnel.
This program is designed to qualify students for securing a job in any of the multiple opportunities that exist within the fire service profession. Additionally, many firefighters will need this degree to position themselves for advancement in the fire protection service or related occupations. The program also provides knowledge of many fire protection fundamen tals that are critical in the development of community volunteer fire and rescue personnel.
Personal development of volunteer or career fire service personnel for positions as a firefighter, fire officer, fire protection specialist, fire/emergency service instructor, fire or building inspector, fire/arson investigator, rescue technician, emergency medical service provider, hazardous materials technician, emergency manager, occupational safety and risk management, fire insurance appraiser, fire equipment sales representative or other related positions.