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Fire Services

FIRE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

 

Course Sequence:  Principles of Fire and Emergency Services, Fire Science I, Fire Science II

 

Fire Management Services students acquire the skills and knowledge needed to pursue the Firefighter 1 certification.  Those students who complete this program of study will be prepared, after graduation, to further their instruction at a training facility.  Upon completion of the program of study, proficient students will be able to correctly demonstrate skills associated with ventilation, water supply, fire hose and fire streams in a non-live situation, and will demonstrate safety with hazardous materials.  Standards in this course are aligned with the National Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) model.

 

HELPFUL QUALITIES

  • courage, endurance, and strength
  • mental alertness
  • self-discipline
  • an ability to make quick decisions in emergencies
  • good judgment and initiative
  • an ability to get along with others and work as part of a team
  • a sense of public service
  • an ability to stay calm during emergencies
  • mechanical aptitude

HIGH SCHOOL

Industry Certification

Firefighter 1 with High School Diploma

Volunteer Firefighter

ASSOCIATES

Industry Certification:  Firefighter 1, Fire Science Technology, Emergency Medical Services

Municipal Firefighters ($45,250), Forest Firefighters ($45,250), Fire Inspectors ($53,990), Emergency Medical Technicians ($31,020)

BACHELORS

B.S. Emergency Services Management, B.S. Professional Studies

Emergency Management Director ($59,770)