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The Associate in Applied Science in Fire Science Technology Degree prepares students to seek a career as a firefighter and/or fire administrator. It serves students with no previous experience, who may be presently employed, seeking advancement in the fire service or who want to transfer to four-year college/university to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree in Fire Administration. 

The Fire Science Technology Program Fire Investigation Specialist Career Certificate includes training in various categories of fire hazards. This certificate assists established career, industrial fire protection, paid-on-call, or volunteer firefighters and emergency service personnel in promotional opportunities. 

The Fire Prevention Specialist Career Certificate includes training in hazardous materials, and proper storage and protection from these hazards in occupancies and assists established career, industrial fire protection, paid-on-call, or volunteer firefighters and emergency service personnel in promotional opportunities. 

The Fire Officer Leadership I  Career Certificate provides instruction on fire behavior and hazards involved in dealing with emergency incidents and assists established career, industrial fire protection, paid-on-call, or volunteer firefighters and emergency service personnel in promotional opportunities. 

The Fire Officer Leadership II Career Certificate provides instruction on fire behavior and hazards involved in dealing with emergency incidents and assists established career, industrial fire protection, paid-on-call, or volunteer firefighters and emergency service personnel in promotional opportunities.

For more information, visit the Fire Science Technology Program home page.

Associate in Applied Science in Fire Science Technology Degree

Curriculum
Fire Science Technology AAS General Education Requirements
Residency Requirement
  • Students must earn a minimum of 15 credits required for the degree at Morton College. The last 10 semester hours must be completed at Morton College uninterrupted by coursework from another institution. (Please note: this requirement will only be marked as 'Completed' after your final semester grades have been posted. Contact your academic advisor if you need further clarification.)

Fire Officer Leadership II – Certificate