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.
The Fire Protection Technology degree is offered completely online in asynchronous delivery. Students may choose to take general education and other major hours in a traditional format or online.
Municipal Fire Prevention Supervisor
Fire Protection Technology A.A.S. Degree (A55240)
Basic Firefighter Training, a short-term job training program
Program Outcomes & Achievements
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in the area of personnel and resource management.
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in the area of emergency incident management.
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in the area of Fire cause and origin determination.
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in the area of Fire detection and suppression systems.
- Students will demonstrate proficiency in the area of Fire prevention and code enforcement.
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- In 2019, Iredell County has 804 employees classified in occupations related to Fire Fighting and Prevention and Other Protective Service Workers, including Supervisors.
- Fire Inspectors and Investigators
- First-Line Supervisors of Fire Fighting and Prevention Workers
- Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
Josh Smith, Coordinator
Janice Johnson, Administrative Assistant II
David Bullins, Director