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Fire Science Technology- Certificate

Certificate (Certificate Program) - 30 Credit Hours

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Program Information/Mission:

The mission of the Fire Science Technology certificate program is for current employees as well as students who are interested in careers in the fire services, inspections, investigation, or fire protection engineering.  

Admission to the Program:
Students must complete basic skills placement testing before admission into this program. Students with no previous fire service are required to attend the internship session.

Recommended Course Sequence:

Fall Semester 1:
FRSTK 110; FRSTK 112; FRSTK 114; FRSTK 190; FRSTK 230

Spring Semester 1:
FRSTK 111; FRSTK 201 or FRSTK Elective; FRSTK 227; FRSTK 250; EMT 110

Fall Semester 2:


Course Information:
Required Program Courses
CourseNameCredit
EMT 110EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC I 3
FRSTK 110INTRODUCTION TO FIRE SCIENCE 3
FRSTK 111BASIC INSTRUCTOR TRAINING FOR THE FIRE SERVICE 3
FRSTK 112FIRE PREVENTION AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF FIRE PROTECTION 3
FRSTK 114FIREFIGHTING TACTICS AND STRATEGY 3
FRSTK 190LEGAL ISSUES IN THE FIRE SERVICE 3
FRSTK 201INTERNSHIP, FIRE SERVICE 3
or
FRSTK ELECTIVE *3
FRSTK 227CHEMISTRY OF FLAMMABLE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS 3
FRSTK 230FIRE SERVICE HYDRAULICS 3
FRSTK 250FIRE SERVICE MANAGEMENT I 3

* Select elective from any FRSTK course or EMT 111

For Program Information Contact:

Social Sciences and Public Services
(309)690-7696