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Fire Fighter Technician

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

Become a fire fighter. Respond to emergency calls, control and extinguish fires, protect life and property. Train to use fire-fighting equipment and to be a first responder.

Earning Potential

In this career field, job growth is on the rise. It is expected that job growth will increase by 3% over the next 10 years.

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $64,800 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Fire Inspector
  • Municipal Firefighter
  • Firefighter Supervisor
  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
    Amazing faculty 

    At Delta, you get small classes, professors who see your potential and resources to help you succeed. Delta professors are here to teach. And, they're really good at it.

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About Delta's Program

Delta's program is designed to provide you the vocational and technical skills for employment as a Fire Fighter.

You will gain skills and knowledge in many areas of fire science technology including:

  • Firefighting strategies and tactics
  • Building construction
  • Hazardous materials
  • Fire protection systems
  • Fire protection hydraulics and water supply
  • Incident command systems

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  


Free tutoring

At the Teaching Learning Center, located in the Library, we offer tutoring on a wide variety of subjects, and help with developing study and learning skills. Most tutoring is on a walk-in basis but we do have some online tutoring options.

Best of all, it's free for currently enrolled Delta students. Just another way we demonstrate our commitment to helping students succeed.


Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!


Facts & Figures


Our students get the latest technology so they can graduate and be ready to hit the ground running.

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Delta is nationally recognized as one of America's leading community colleges.

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