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2023-2024 College Catalog 
2023-2024 College Catalog

Fire Science Technology, A.S.

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2375: A.S. Degree in Fire Science Technology (60 Credit Hours)
CIP: 43.0201
FL CIP: 1743020112
SOC: 33-1021

The Fire Science Technology degree program offers the student a scientific understanding of fire and emergency hazards, with emphasis on effective prevention, control and management. The program will provide students an enhanced opportunity as current firefighters and staff to pursue various professional opportunities in Public Safety. General education courses are included to prepare the graduate to communicate and work effectively with all levels of society.

Alternative Ways to Earn Credit

Once a Fire Science Technology student has earned 15 or more college credits at the College of Central Florida, they may be eligible for the following award of credits through course equivalency:

  • Students who are a Florida certified EMT and/or Paramedic may be eligible for up to 12 credits toward A.S. degree program electives upon review.
  • Students who possess a recognized Florida State certification as a Fire Officer, Fire Inspector, Fire Investigator, Fire Instructor or Life Safety Educator may also be eligible to receive college credit for specific courses in this program.

This program may be eligible for federal and state financial aid. Contact the Financial Aid Office for further information about your individual eligibility.

The Economic Security Report provides students, parents, and others with employment, earnings, and other outcome information on graduates of Florida’s public institutions of higher education, e.g., State University System, Florida College System, and District Technical Centers. To view the report, please go to https://pr.cf.edu/files/community/economic-security-report.pdf.


General Education Courses

Total Credit Hours: 60

** This course may be used to satisfy the Gordon Rule requirement.

Program Pathway

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