Earn Your Fire Science Degree On Campus and Online with HCI
Did you know that you can earn your Fire Science degree on campus and online with HCI? Firefighters who want to advance their careers and serve at a higher capacity can work their education around their busy schedules.
Advancing in Fire Service
The AS in Fire Science includes training to become certified as Fire Officer I, Fire Officer II, and Fire Inspector. General education courses ensure that the degree is well-rounded and develops necessary “soft skills” that employers find important.
Firefighters complete 60 college credits of coursework. Majority of the classes can be done online. You will learn about the science of fire and prevention. Leadership courses prepare you for future leadership roles in your fire department.
Learn how to lead other firefighters. Fire officers have the skills and knowledge to teach the fire service to new recruits, as well as to lead them in techniques when in the field. Your in-depth knowledge of preventing and extinguishing fires is essential when you are on the job.
Online and On-Campus Courses
Online courses can be done on your own time. Because you can login on any device that is connected to the internet, you can study on the go. Completing the majority of your coursework online is a convenient option for career firefighters.
The on-campus courses give you hands-on experience with the new techniques. Practice your new skills among other firefighters. Develop your technical skills in the on-campus environment. Get leadership experience among your peers.
With a Fire Science degree earned online and on campus with HCI, you will be preparing for career advancement. The associate’s degree can potentially accelerate your career. It can also make you a better firefighter.
The Fire Science degree at HCI is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and approved by the Florida State Fire College. We strive to meet high standards so that our students receive the best education and training for their field.
Earn your Fire Science degree on campus at HCI and online. Contact us to learn more about our programs that can help you to become a better firefighter and qualify for supervisory positions at your fire department.