Earn your associate of applied science degree online
You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students
Students who complete this program earn an Associate in Applied Science degree. The Fire Protection Technology A.A.S. program will prepare students for a career as fire fighters. Within the field there are many career specialties such as: fire prevention in government and industry; fire communications/dispatching in local and state government; fire equipment manufacturing, sales, service, research and development; forestry service fire control; specialist, technician and consultant services in the aerospace program; and fire protection education. Students are encouraged to contact the Chair of the Division of Professional Studies for advisement regarding selection of courses.
- What's an associate of applied science degree?
- An associate of applied science degree generally has more of a vocational focus and prepares students for work in a specific job or industry. It typically contains less general education classes than other degrees.