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Other/Related Variations

·       Emergency Management

·       Fire & Emergency Management

·       Fire & Emergency Services Administration

·       Fire Ecology & Management

·       Fire Engineering

·       Fire Science Management

·       Wildland Fire Sciences



Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree in Emergency-related field (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree in Fire & Emergency Management (Varies)




Fire science is designed to prepare students to prevent, manage and control fires for public and environmental safety. Aside from handling actual fires, students can learn to advance our technology and devices used to help prevent fires. 


Coursework may cover the following areas: Incident Command Systems, Quantitative Reasoning, Building Construction and Fire Prevention, International & Homeland Security, American Politics, Investigation & Analysis, Fire Science



Potential Career Paths


·       Environmental Science and Protection Technician

·       Restoration Specialist

·       Wildland Firefighter/ Fire Tower Watchman



Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Additional certifications available

·       Internship or work experience related to fire science

·       Adoption of a physical training regimen

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