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Fire Science

 

 

fire science

 

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)

 

 

Overview

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