Fire Protection Technology

A firefighter beside a fire truck

Fire Protection Technology

You can begin or advance a career as a firefighter with a degree in Fire Protection Technology. You may also open up possibilities in business and industry, insurance rating organizations and education.

Fire Protection students learn about hydraulics, hazardous materials, arson investigations, fire protection safety, fire suppression management and laws and codes that are part of this career field.


Possible Careers
Municipal Firefighter
Municipal Fire Prevention Supervisor


Study Options
Fire Protection Technology A.A.S. Degree (A55240)

Fire Protection Technology Certificate (C55240)
Fire Service Manager Certificate (C55240FS)


Fire Protection Technology Brochure

Basic Firefighter Training, a short-term job training program


Josh Smith
, Coordinator
(704) 978-5498

Janice Johnson, Administrative Assistant II
(704) 978-5463

David Bullins, Director
(704) 978-5446