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What will I learn?

The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Fire Technology Management is designed to provide students and career fire service personnel with the necessary education and skills required to enter a career or achieve promotion in a municipal, county or state fire department. The courses follow the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) curriculum. The course content is designed to meet the National Fire Protection Associations 1001 Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications. The elective material is designed to prepare firefighters for advancement in the fire service.

This degree does not guarantee employment or promotion but will prepare the student to increase their chances of being hired or promoted. Students may be placed in a physically demanding environment designed to introduce the student to job tasks and skills required to operate in the fire and emergency services.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate donning of Hazardous Materials suits and self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Conduct a basic fire inspection
  • Distinguish the different types of construction methods used in the building of various types of structures.
  • Complete the State of Nevada Certification requirements in the following categories: Hazardous Materials Operations and Awareness, Fire Instructor I, Fire Officer I.

Which department am I in?

School of Business, Hospitality and Public Services

Study options

Full Time (61 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,800.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Summerlin Center

333 Pavilion Center Drive,

LAS VEGAS,

Nevada,

89144, United States

Full Time (61 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,800.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Green Valley Center

1560 W. Warm Springs Road,

HENDERSON,

Nevada,

89014, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are required to have international qualification equivalent to U.S. High School. English Proficiency Admission Requirements: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 61 iBT; TOEFL paper based: 500.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About College of Southern Nevada

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  • Three campuses across the Las Vegas metropolitan area
  • Over 180 degrees to choose from
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