Fire Technology

fire fighters photo by Tammy Baker

San Jacinto Campus
(951) 487-MSJC (6752)
1-800-624-5561

Menifee Valley Campus
(951) 672-MSJC (6752)
1-800-452-3335
Nursing and Allied Health Unit (951) 639-5577
www.msjc.edu/nursingandalliedhealth

Degree(s)

Transfer:

None

Non-Transfer:

A.S. in Fire Technology
(with General Education Requirements Option A)

Certificate(s)

Certificate in Fire Technology

Employment Concentration Certificate(s)

Fire Academy Preparation
Fire Apparatus Operator Preparation

Program Description

The non-transfer Certificate/Associate degree (A.S.) in Fire Technology involves the study of fire behavior, protection and control techniques which for individuals currently working within these fields, there may be potential for salary and/or career advancement. This program prepares the student for an entry-level career in the fire service by providing a foundation of core concepts, practices, vocabulary, culture, safety and requirements for the fire service. This program is designed to prepare students for the entry-level career in public or private fire protection agencies, to survey career options, and to upgrade fire personnel. This program follows the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) model from the National Fire Academy in Emmetsburg, Maryland and is a component of accreditation from the California State Fire Training.