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Fire Science Technology

at Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.

About this Program

The Fire Science Technology A.A.S. degree program is designed to prepare students for entry-level technical or administrative careers in the fire science field by providing them with the necessary knowledge of the subject field, professional skills, and state-of-the-art techniques necessary for a successful career. Students will be prepared for state certification in Firefighter I & II, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer 1 and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians.

The Fire Science Technology program can also be useful for careers in other public service areas or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in these occupations.

Program Locations

  • Riverland Community College, Austin 55912

Labor Market Information

  • Firefighters

  • Median wage: $14.10/hour-Below the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Riverland Community College
Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W. Austin, MN 55912 Toll-Free: (800) 247-5039 Local: (507) 433-0820 TTY: (800) 627-3529