This 28 credit hour certificate program in Fire Science emphasizes professional training for students who wish to obtain technical skills in fire protection. Volunteer and career fire fighters may find the Fire Science certificate helps in job advancement, and it is often accepted as an alternate to fire fighting experience in application for advancement examinations. This certificate should be of interest to persons employed in insurance and fields related to fire protection, as well as to volunteer and career fire fighters.
Every Fire Science course in the certificate program is applicable to the two-year degree in Fire Protection Technology. The technical courses are offered only in the evening.