The Cisco College Fire Technology program offers an Associate in Applied Science degree, a Level II Certificate, and a Level I Certificate for individuals who are already working as firefighters. Students will learn the principles of science and engineering to study the causes, effects, and prevention of fire. In addition, fire technology encompasses hazardous materials and fire safety, protection, management, behavior, and investigation. Key skill areas in this field include quick and reliable decision-making, physical strength and stamina, effective communication, attention to detail, critical thinking, and courage.
Please see pages 99-101 of the Cisco College Course Catalog for more information about this program.
Basic Firefighter certification, volunteer firefighter, or experience in other areas of fire safety and prevention.
Strong GPA; courses taken and passed with a "C" or better are viewed favorably.
What Can This Program Do For You
Potential Career Paths
- Fire engineer
- Apparatus Operator
- Driver Engineer
- Fire Captain
- Fire Chief
- Forest Ranger
- Forestry Technician
- Engine Boss
- Wildland Firefighter
- Forestry Crew Chief
- Handcrew Chief
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