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Fire Science Technology

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

Become a fire science professional. Get a degree in fire science technology. Gain vocational and technical skills for the educational credentials you seek.

Emergency medical technician training is available and other fire science technology degree options.

Earning Potential

This job field has a predicted job growth of 7% over the next 10 years. 

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $66,600 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Fire Investigator
  • Fire Fighter
  • Fire Prevention Supervisor
  • Forest Firefighter
  • Accounting professor working with students in class.
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    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

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. Delta's program is designed for the entering college student, the professional fire fighter and persons employed in a broad range of occupations related to fire science and safety.

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

  • Firefighting strategies and tactics
  • Building construction
  • Hazardous materials
  • Emergency responder
  • Fire protection systems
  • Fire protection hydraulics and water supply

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

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A $99.50 for students living in Bay, Midland or Saginaw County, Delta College is the most affordable college within 60 miles.
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In a national survey, 94 percent of Delta College students said they would recommend Delta to a friend.

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