The Fire Science Certificate emphasizes professional training for
students who wish to obtain technical skills in fire protection.
Volunteer and career firefighters may find the Fire Science Certificate
helpful in job advancement, and it is often accepted as an alternate to
firefighting 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
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 late afternoon and evening.