Degree Plan

The Fire Science Administration and Technology Program at NWACC is designed to prepare students to enter the fire service, promote to a position of leadership within a fire department, and/or continue their education toward a bachelor's degree. The program consists of 60 credit hours of course work in fire science technology, fire science administration, emergency medical services, occupational safety, and general education.


Students will be required to demonstrate proficiency in both the fire science courses and in their general education courses. Students must complete all required course work with a grade of "C" or better. Graduates of the program will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Science Administration and Technology.


Students must submit a completed Fire Science Program application packet into the Fire Science Program Director. Students must also meet NWACC admission criteria.


A.A.S. in Fire Science Administration and Technology