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Industrial-Commercial Security & Safety

Associate in Applied Science

Program Overview

Become a fire science professional. Get the vocational and technical skills to Inspect industrial and commercial buildings to detect fire and safety hazards. Make recommendations for improvements for loss prevention management. Examine industrial structure interiors and exteriors for violation of federal, state and local security  and  safety requirements.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in fire science technology? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Direct an organization's security functions, including physical security and safety of employees, facilities and assets.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

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Plan, implement and coordinate safety programs, requiring the application of engineering principles and technology to prevent or correct unsafe environmental working conditions.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

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    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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As a student in the Delta College fire science technology programs you will embrace a wide range of knowledge leading to a professional career.

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

  • Building construction
  • Hazardous materials
  • Fire protection systems
  • Fire protection hydraulics and water supply
  • Fire services law
  • Safety practices and procedures
  • Emergency operations
  • Fireground tactics

Why you should choose Delta 

Convenience

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.  

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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.

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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!

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Facts & Figures

Student to professor ratio
With a student to professor ratio of 18 to 1, our students get personal attention.
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95% of our professors have a master’s degree or higher.


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