Fire Technology

Fire Technology Program Description


A.S. Fire Technology

Certificate of Achievement

Firefighter Suppression Specialist Program Disclosure

Program Description


The fire service is one of the most dynamic employers in the country. This CRC program is designed to provide the student with updated skills and knowledge necessary to prepare and successfully apply for fire service positions.

Career Opportunities

  • Firefighter
  • Fire Inspector
  • Fire Investigator
  • Fire Supervisor
  • Fire Manager

Some Career Opportunities may require more than two years of college study. Classes beyond the associate degree may be required to fulfill some career opportunities or for preparation for transfer to a university program.


  • Up-to-date technical information
  • Field trips to a variety of fire service locations
  • Networking with other fire service members
  • Fire Technology work experience internships (Fire Technology 498 for on-the-job experience)

Note to Transfer Students:
If you are interested in transferring to a four-year college or university to pursue a bachelor’s degree in this major, it is critical that you meet with a CRC counselor to select and plan the courses for your major. Schools vary widely in terms of the required preparation. The courses that CRC requires for an associate’s degree in this major may be different from the requirements needed for the bachelor’s degree.

For information about the student learning outcomes for this program, see