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Fire Science Career Information


With an Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Administration and Technology, you are able to enter the fire service and become eligible for many employment opportunities.

What Can You Do with an Associates Degree in Fire Science?

Graduates can find career opportunities in the following areas:

  • Firefighting
  • Private fire protection
  • Safety and stop-loss
  • Insurance agencies
  • Fire inspection
  • Fire investigation.

Employment opportunities can be found at the following organizations and businesses:

  • State and local governments
  • Fire departments
  • Airports
  • Private industry

Having an associates degree in fire science can give you an advantage over other applicants with only a high school diploma and practical training, and may open up advanced career opportunities.