Associate of Applied Science
Provides students with the educational background for employment in the fire science area and assists those already employed to obtain credentials for promotional opportunities. The program provides instruction in fire prevention methods, fire behavior, fire protection systems, principles of emergency services, as well as broad range of Criminal Justice theories and practices. This degree also prepares students in basic fire training, and successful completion leads to certification by the Michigan Firefighting Training Council for Fire Fighter I and II and Hazardous Materials-Operations Level. Individuals who have completed their State of Michigan Fire Fighter I and II Certification and Medical First Responder will be granted credit for FIRE101, FIRE102, and MFR101. This degree is designed to be compliant with the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) standards established by the National Fire Academy.