Fire Science

Fire Science Degree

Fire Officer Degree

Lake Tahoe Basin Fire Academy Degree

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The Fire Science degree or certificate is designed to give students the required knowledge to pursue entry-level municipal or wildland fire service careers. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of the many aspects of fire service organization and operations, proper use of fire equipment, tactics and strategies of fire fighting, specialized job skills, and management techniques. The Fire Science program emphasizes critical thinking skills in the examination and analysis of modern fire service issues and the strengthening of effective written and oral communication skills. This program follows the United States Fire Administration's National Fire Academy, Fire and Emergency Services (FSHE) Higher Education Model.


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