Fire Science Technology - AAS

Fire Science Technology - AAS

AWARD: Associates
LENGTH: 2 Years


This program is designed for the student who desires to obtain knowledge of current and future advances in the fire and emergency services field. It will prepare the student to enter the rewarding field of fire protection as a volunteer or career member. It will also prepare fire service personnel for advancement opportunities. These class provide increased knowledge of many fire protection fundamentals that are critical in the development of community volunteer fire and rescure personnel. Students already working in the fire services field may be eligible for credit for prior experience or training. The program will provide an opportunity for students to obtain certification through the Department of Fire Programs.


Individuals are eligible for admission to CVCC if they are high school graduates or the equivalent, or if they are eighteen years of age or older and able to benefit academically from study at the community college, as demonstrated by assessment in reading, writing, and mathematics.


  • Access to a computer that meets or exceeds the PC Specifications for Non-Technical Programs.
  • All students expected to complete the requirements for a degree, diploma or certificate must complete an Application for Graduation.


The Program Pathway for Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic AAS is a resource for students that lists the following items:

  •     the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  •     suggested course when more than one option exists
  •     which semester each course is typically offered
  •     if the course has a prerequisite
  •     courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Fire Science Technology - AAS