NorthWest Arkansas Community College - Fire Science Administration and Technology Program

ID# 000814
One College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712
United States
479-636-9222 (Main Phone)
Description
Fire Science is a challenging profession requiring firefighters to work in dangerous, but rewarding careers. Today's professional not only fights fires, but may also respond to incidents that involve medical emergencies or hazardous waste, confined space or high angle rescues, and other emergency situations.

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Fire Science Administration and Technology at NWACC is designed to prepare students to enter the fire service or to work towards a position of leadership within a fire department following completion of this two-year program. Students may choose to also continue their education toward a bachelor's degree.

The program, which is accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), consists of 60 credit hours of course work in fire science technology, fire science administration, emergency medical services, occupational safety, and general education.

The Fire Science Administration and Technology Program at NWACC is designed to prepare students to enter the fire service, promote to a position of leadership within a fire department, and/or continue their education toward a bachelor's degree. The program consists of 60 credit hours of course work in fire science technology, fire science administration, emergency medical services, occupational safety, and general education.

Students will be required to demonstrate proficiency in both the fire science courses and in their general education courses. Students must complete all required course work with a grade of "C" or better. Graduates of the program will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Science Administration and Technology.

Students must submit a completed Fire Science Program application packet into the Fire Science Program Director. Students must also meet NWACC admission criteria.

A.A.S. in Fire Science Administration and Technology
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