Ignite Your Passion with a Degree in Fire Science
Put public safety first and become a leader in your community with an education in Fire Science from MWCC. You will be a part of a highly rewarding career saving lives and you will be a hero in your community and across the country.
If you are already a firefighter and are looking to refresh and upgrade your skills, or if you are looking to pursue a new career in fire and emergency services, this program is for you. The safety and leadership skills you will learn from MWCC’s Fire Science degree program will show you how to protect people and property, prevent fires, and safely handle emergency situations.
Finish Your Degree on Your Time
Complete your coursework when it’s convenient for you! All of your Fire Science classes can be taken online, so you can work at your pace on your time.
Job Outlook for Fire Marshals
Fire Marshals and Fire Investigators are crucial members of a community, and are treated as such. You can earn an average of $82,400* annually! Nationally, the projected job growth for fire marshals and fire investigators is expected to grow 7%* over the next ten years.
Lessons on Saving Lives and Property
You will take classes in:
- Fire Investigation
- Fire Behavior and Combustion
- Principles Emergency Services
- Fire Prevention
- Hazardous Materials Chemistry
- Principles of Firefighter Safety & Survival
Receive your FESHE Certificate
At MWCC, you can be sure you are receiving the highest standard of fire science education. MWCC’s Fire Science degree program is approved for national certification from the National Fire Academy. At the end of your program, you will receive your Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) certificate. Your certification will allow you to work in fire departments around the country!
Be Ready to Earn Your EMT Certificate
Your coursework will also prepare you for your Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification. Many fire departments also respond to emergencies that are not fire-related, so it is recommended that you take the EMT Certification Exam to become fully prepared to handle public safety and emergency situations.