Become a fire science professional. Get a degree in fire science technology. Train for a career where you will be involved in fire safety education, enforcement, engineering and fire investigation.
With a bachelor's degree in this field, you could have increased earning potential. Job growth is also on the rise and is expected to increase by 10% in the next 10 years.
In this field, it is estimated you could earn $77,000 a year.
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- Fire Prevention Engineer
- Fire Inspector
- Fire Fighter
- Fire Prevention Specialist
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.
About Delta's Program
As a student in the Delta College fire science technology programs you will embrace
a wide range of knowledge leading to the control or prevention of fire and the handling
of hazardous materials. Your work will involve fire safety education, inspecting and
enforcing fire codes, plan review, fire protection system testing, and fire investigation.
You will gain skills/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
- Arson awareness
- Criminal investigation
- Fire safety education
- Fire service law
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.
You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.
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.
Facts & Figures
Delta College offers over 150 degree, certificate and training options. Continue exploring and advancing your education with these related programs:
- Fire Science Technology - Associate
- Fire Science Technology, Fire & Industrial Loss Prevention Officer - Certificate
- Fire Science Technology, Industrial-Commercial Security & Safety - Associate